World Leader in Digital Painting and Illustration Delivers On Top Customer Requests
Ottawa, Canada - February 24, 2009
Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CREL; TSX: CRE) today introduced Corel® Painter™ 11, the newest edition of the world’s leading painting and illustration software. With more than 40 new and enhanced features, Painter 11 provides the most inventive drawing and painting tools available, making it the ultimate art studio for those ready to expand their definition of creativity.
Since its inception, Corel Painter has set the standard for painting and illustration software. With Painter 11, artists can now expand their digital toolset with the most advanced painting and natural media tools available. New pressure-sensitive brushes allow hand and brush to fluidly work as one, producing brushstrokes that are unrivaled in texture and precision. Enhanced drawing tools and customizable media allow users to create distinct art every time.
“The cornerstone of Painter’s success has always been our loyal user community. During the development cycle for Painter 11, we listened closely and carefully to what these talented artists were saying about our product – the features they loved and the new features they needed as they worked with Painter on a day-to-day basis,” said Rob MacDonald, Product Manager for Corel Painter. “With Painter 11, we’ve successfully addressed many of the key areas our users highlighted while also delivering some exciting new features that will further expand artists’ creative options.”
Changing What’s Possible in Art
Enhancing the Creative Process
Going Beyond the Digital Darkroom
Learning from Unlimited Experimentation
Increasing Performance and Productivity
“I’ve been using Corel Painter for more than 18 years. This program has been a vital and integral part of my artistic workflow for the last 16 years. With the enhancements in brush technology and the expandable color palette introduced in Painter 11, I now have an even more powerful toolbox with which to express myself on the digital canvas!” said Jeremy Sutton, Portrait Artist (JeremySutton.com) and Founder of the new educational website, PaintboxJ.com, which features Painter 11 video tutorials, articles and new custom brushes. “Kudos to the Painter development team who sought out and listened to feedback from the artistic community and worked with us to make this version the best Painter yet. I highly recommend diving in, if you’re new to Painter, or upgrading from earlier versions so you can enjoy the new, improved features of Painter 11.”
For more information about Corel Painter 11 and to see a detailed list of new and enhanced features, and to view exceptional art created using Corel Painter, please visit www.corel.com/painter. To learn more about how Corel Painter is used worldwide, please visit the product’s community site at www.painterfactory.com.
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Our award-winning product portfolio includes some of the world’s most widely recognized and popular software brands, including CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Corel® Painter™, Corel DESIGNER® Technical Suite, Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo, VideoStudio®, WinDVD®, Corel® WordPerfect® Office and WinZip®. Our global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, with major offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Taiwan and Japan.
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