At the heart of Painter is the vast range of brushes and art materials which have been explored in earlier chapters, but the program also has a range of special effects and this chapter explores a selection of them.
Special effects in Painter come in many forms; some are in the Surface Control and Focus menus, while others are in the Layers palette in the form of Dynamic Plug-in layers.
One of the most fascinating effects in this section is Kaleidoscope. This creates wonderful patterns as the viewer is moved over the picture – so easy to make and enjoy.
What is common to them all is the ability to make photographs look very different indeed. ...