Assembling a Collage in Painter

Each piece of software has unique ways to work with pixels. Photoshop is by far the first piece of software that comes to mind when contemplating putting a collage together. It has the tools that make resizing and placement of images easy. However, don’t rule out Painter as a program for collaging. Painter offers some unique possibilities, especially for textural effects.

Using Painter’s Image Hose

Art is nature as seen through a temperament.

—JEAN-BAPTISTE-CAMILLE COROT,in Corot, by Keith Roberts (1965)

Open all files in PainterThe completed nature-oriented collage shown in Figure 7-10 was created in Painter. ...

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