Writing Spider

This spider is a combination of a couple of my own photos and quite a bit of compositing, blending and hand painting using Corel® Painter™ X. It was created to be part of the Q&A Art Lesson section of Corel Painter Official Magazine1, Issue 9. The reader submitted question was: “How does the Cloner work and what is it good for?”

My answer to the question included several different ways that the Cloner brushes in Painter could be used, including: combining images selectively, creating texture and photo-painting. A short tutorial outlining the major steps of creating Writing Spider and demonstrating all of the discussed techniques concluded the answer.

  1. Corel Painter Official Magazine ran for 36 issues and has since been replaced by Digital Artist Magazine, also by Imagine Publishing, Ltd.