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    Quote Originally Posted by joeparis View Post
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    I'd really like a nice mobile app version of painter that had networking capabilities. I love how Open Canvas was able to do it and I'm sure a stripped down version of Painter instead of turn based Netpaint that allowed 2-3 users at a time to do cooperative painting would be a plus.

    This is especially true since most are java based web only, and it would be great to see it cross platform with Mac and Windows users.

    It doesn't need to be complex, dynamic brush sizing and a few basic brushes would be cool along with a few of Painter's blenders.
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    I honestly would like corel to concentrate on the desktop version of painter 12 at this point.
    I wouldn't mind a separate portable app, but they're five + years behind when it comes to painter engine, and spreading their coders onto two separate projects doesn't sound very good to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ikken View Post
    I honestly would like corel to concentrate on the desktop version of painter 12 at this point.
    I wouldn't mind a separate portable app, but they're five + years behind when it comes to painter engine, and spreading their coders onto two separate projects doesn't sound very good to me.
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    My wish list from 2007

    I posted this around on a forum or 2 including the "Painter Factory" in 2007.


    Wish List for Painter


    Hopefully none of these functions exist already....


    Smoother Opacity
    It seems like anything above 30-40% for most brushes is nearly the same as 100%. Or at least it seems to get really difficult to control, like the pressure ramps up as you push harder.

    Merge layers in one step---think this has been added, I haven't tried Painter since the 11 demo...

    Custom Brush Icons.
    I want to be able to create a folder for my favorite brushes and create a custom palette from them and be able to tell them apart. Ideally it would be great to make your custom palette, make a bunch of 30x30 pixel images and just drag and drop them on your palette, replacing the image but not affecting the link to the brush. Or make it easier in SOME way.

    Include the brush tracking you set up when you save a custom brush.

    Real time transforming so we can see what we're doing.--this exists now I think but it's was lagging like crazy when I tried it.

    Easier color/value tweaks like using 'Hue/saturation" in PS

    and now for my biggest want:
    A real perspective tool!
    Manga Studio has a great perspective tool...
    When you draw on paper you define your vanishing points and hold one end of a ruler on one point and move the other end around your image, drawing all lines back to the vanishing point. On the computer we get a grid we can try to line up our strokes to, like if we couldn't put the ruler on top of the paper but could just light table over top of it and try to draw straight lines freehand. I can't believe neither Adobe or Corel has come up with a way to constrain your stroke to a vanishing point. I envision it something like this image: You zoom way out of your image and then open the perspective palette. The 1st thing you do it define your horizontal and vertical axis/ horizons (have the lines rotate but snap to vertical or horizontal) . Then you click on one of the perspective point buttons (the more the better, I drew 6) and click somewhere on one of the axis and then back on the button to set it. Set as many as you want then zoom back in. Minimize the perspective palette and it should dock somewhere where all you can see are the buttons for the vanishing points. The buttons toggle on and off. Another way to define points, if you were trying to match the perspective in a photo for instance, would be click the little "2 lines" box (or whatever you want to call it) and then click and drag two non-parallel lines and the program will figure out where they cross and set the point.

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    (Sketchbook Pro has a nice ruler and ellipse tool)
    On a similar note is a usable method for confining your stroke to an ellipse. You could click and drag like the circular marquee tool but then it goes right to a transform mode. Transform real quick, double click to set it, draw your strokes, delete the path, continue on.... You should also be able to set the degree, size and angle numerically. An automatic saving of the last few would be useful, like the brush tracker.

    Why is the distance between the fibers on a brush called "feature"? How about "fiber spacing"? This is a very useful function, and shouldn't be hidden in the manual, it should be obvious from within the program.
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    well... greyscale mode would be cool. And I could use the grid too.
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    Does anyone else get a lag (sometimes a massive one, sometimes almost none at all) when using kaleidoscope mode? It doesn't bother me too much since I hardly ever use it for serious work but still. I have all the latest updates and patches that Corel posted on their site, too.

    Ah I was just about say how I wanted perspective rulers like they have in Manga Studio! Then saw the post above!
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    Open new window that updates automatically (better than navigator).

    Better zoom of impasto effects.
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    Paper transforms

    I would love the ability to transform paper (more than just scaling) rotate, distort, etc. Then of course a way to return the paper to the default.
    This will allow users to allow paper textures to follow forms.
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    Quote Originally Posted by feral714 View Post
    I posted this around on a forum or 2 including the "Painter Factory" in 2007.


    Wish List for Painter

    Smoother Opacity
    It seems like anything above 30-40% for most brushes is nearly the same as 100%. Or at least it seems to get really difficult to control, like the pressure ramps up as you push harder.

    I know it's been a couple of years since you made this post but I wanted to point out that Painter 12 has a new type of Opacity called Stroke Opacity. You can read about it here:http://painterfactory.com/blogs/chri...s-opacity.aspx

    This new feature has great potential but the downside is that there is no way to control it via Pressure sensitivity - which makes it near useless to me. I made a suggestion about this at the PainterFactory website and hopefully we will see this in Painter 13 - hopefully.
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    except stroke opacity is not adding anything new, it's just automating the process of creating new layers with or without different blending modes and flattening them down, thus no opacity control.
    I hope they can at least push computed circular brushes further, as in adding pressure-based opacity dynamics and speeding them up. not even hoping for classic painter brushes getting adequate opacity support, since it's been 6 versions of corel development already, to no real success.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ikken View Post
    except stroke opacity is not adding anything new, it's just automating the process of creating new layers with or without different blending modes and flattening them down, thus no opacity control.
    I hope they can at least push computed circular brushes further, as in adding pressure-based opacity dynamics and speeding them up. not even hoping for classic painter brushes getting adequate opacity support, since it's been 6 versions of corel development already, to no real success.
    At least we can get a good transparent effect by using a Pen like the Scratchboard Tool and turning on Pressure Expression - you just have to deal with that weird rotating auto-correcting mark it first makes. It works well for many things but I would prefer a Circular dab with no weird marks going with it.
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    Could always set the angle to bearing instead of none. That way the pen won't do that turn thing when you go up and down. I personally like using that weird turn thing when I'm doing thumbnails and stuff. Makes interesting stuff sometimes.
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