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Start your creative journey with Painter® Essentials™, the best painting software for beginners to explore and expand artistic curiosity using impressive, easy-to-learn tools.
Dabble in original AI-based photo art or experiment with blank canvas painting using highly responsive Natural-Media™ brushes. Experience a realistic painting environment packed with one-of-a-kind media types and brushes, a performance-enhanced interface, and industry-acclaimed painting tools for standout results. Try it today and paint something great!
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE BASED PHOTO PAINTING
Produce incredible photo art with ease by converting your favorite photos into paintings using the leading-edge AI and SmartStroke™ technology in Painter Essentials .
NATURAL-MEDIA™ THAT MIMICS TRADITIONAL
Craft your masterpiece with stunning reality using authentic dry media like chalks, pencils and pastels, or realistic wet media including oils, airbrushes, pens, digital watercolor and more.
SIGNATURE PAINTER MEDIA TYPES
Create out-of-this-world art with Particles that spring, flow and glow. Make unforgettable marks with visionary Pattern Pens that command attention with multilayered brushstrokes and Image Hoses that add that extra special pop to your work.
TRACING & CLONING
Simply clone your images by turning on Tracing Paper and dipping your brush directly into the photo using Photo Painting brushes or by clicking Clone Color from source image and choose any brush in Painter Essentials to craft your masterpiece.
INTUITIVE USER INTERFACE
Launch a dark UI that puts the focus on your art. Clear application icons, tool highlighting, inline dab and stroke brush previews, and property bars make it simple to adjust brushes and tools so you can complete your paintings in no time.
VALUABLE SYMMETRY TOOLS
Paint in perfect symmetry with Mirror painting and create beautiful Mandalas using the Kaleidoscope tool.
DRAWING TABLET COMPATIBILITY
When painting with a drawing tablet, you will have full pressure sensitive control of every brush, allowing you to recreate the look and sensation of painting with traditional media.
Easily manage memory-intensive operations, such as working on large canvases, scrubby zooming, rotating and working with layers, all at the top speed you require for efficiency and productivity.
As soon as you launch the Essentials application, the intuitive Welcome Book will greet you with helpful tutorials and workflow tips. You can also browse a wide selection of additional brushes custom built to streamline-specific painting projects and save you time.
Preserve colors and layers with ease when transferring files between Photoshop and Essentials while working on a 64-bit Mac.