The world’s leading digital art software
Corel® Painter™ 12 is the world's leading digital art software. Its combination of inventive drawing tools, Natural-Media® brushes, image cloning capabilities and virtually unlimited customization options give you total freedom for creative expression. Internationally recognized for its RealBristle™ brushes, Painter offers the most realistic form of digital painting available in the digital art realm. And with the introduction of new Real Watercolor and Real Wet Oil brushes, plus exciting creative features exclusive to this version, Painter continues to change what's possible in art!
Designed for artists by artists, Corel® Painter™ 12 opens up a world of creativity. With an impressive array of brushes, paper textures, paints, oils, watercolors and more, if you can dream it, you can create it in Painter! Thanks to extensive file support, you can also build upon projects you've started in other programs, making Painter a great complement to Adobe® Photoshop®. This latest version of the world's leading digital art software helps artists evolve their creative possibilities more than ever.
Painter rocks the art world
In honor of Painter's milestone 20th anniversary, artists from around the world have created video vignettes to share their favorite Painter tools and techniques. Dive into the heart of their art and discover just what makes Painter rock for them!
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Most realistic digital painting experience
Painter's RealBristle™ brushes represent a major milestone for digital painting, reproducing the movement and feeling of traditional art on canvas when paired with a graphics tablet.
Progressive digital art capabilities
Exciting new Kaleidoscope and Mirror painting features let you create electrifying patterns and colors on canvas, leveraging the symmetry, speed and precision of mirrored planes. This Kaleidoscope painting capability is exclusive to Painter!
Designed for comfort
A new interface streamlines your brush selection, libraries, color controls and image set up. High-quality rendering gives you a clear view when zooming into the finer details.
Perfect complement to other software and hardware
Photoshop support lets you easily work with Photoshop files and correctly preserve colors and layers when transferring files from Photoshop to Painter. Support for the latest pen tablets from Wacom® gives you exceptional freedom of movement