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General ArtRage Tutorials

These tutorials work with all current versions of ArtRage, though some of the interface items may be slightly different.

Tutorial Watercolor

How to paint in Watercolor

Steve Berry (forum user Steve B) shows you how can use the tools in ArtRage to produce realistic Watercolor effects in this video tutorial series. You can also visit the forum thread: Video Series – How to Paint With Watercolors in Artrage.

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Caricature Tutorial 1

Caricature 1

Caricaturist Hans Deconinck takes you through the process of creating a caricature in ArtRage Studio Pro, from photo to completion, and shows off a number of techniques you can use in all your paintings. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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Caricature Tutorial 2

Caricature 2

Caricaturist Hans Deconinck demonstrates techniques he used in ArtRage Studio Pro to create a caricature of Lou Reed. See how effects and tools can work together to create a range of natural effects. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage Apocalypse Tutorial

Apocalypse In Bruges

See how you can use a range of techniques for blending photos together and adding effects with the tools in ArtRage Studio Pro, turning a peaceful town scene in to a raging storm. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage Entangled Tutorial

Entangled Type

Experiment with a combination of text, blend modes and the Fill Tool in ArtRage Studio Pro to create interesting entangled effects. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage Blending Tutorial

Layer Blending Modes

Take a look at the effects you can gain from each of the blending modes in ArtRage Studio and Studio Pro. Each mode is illustrated one by one with samples and explanations of what you can expect. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage Roller Toon Tutorial

Paint Roller Cartoons

See how you can use the Inking Pen, Paint Roller, and Blur Filter in ArtRage Studio Pro to create simple filled cartoons. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage Cutting Tutorial

Precision Cutting

See how you can use selections and layers in ArtRage Studio and Studio Pro to create vector like cutout effects. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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Sweedie's ArtRage Tutorial

Sweedie’s ArtRage Tutorials

A set of 11 tutorials by forum user Sweedie (Artist Henry Stahle). Sweedie’s tutorials introduce you to a wide range of the features of ArtRage and teaches you techniques that can be used to create everything from oil paintings and stenciled illustrations through to pencil sketches and realistic textures. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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Speed Painting Tutorial

Speed Painting

Artist Andrea Bianco’s tutorial on speed painting in ArtRage covers a wide range of features in the current versions, with a focus on speed painting. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage Thumbnail Tutorial

Thumbnail Rendering With Markers

Artist Andrea Bianco’s tutorial on thumbnail sketch rendering using ArtRage is filled with useful tips for using the marker tool. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage Apple Tutorial

Painting an Apple

Artist Henry Stahle demonstrates painting an apple in ArtRage using a range of tools and techniques. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage Painting Tutorial

Nick Harris Painting Tutorial

Nick Harris demonstrates a number of the advanced techniques he uses in ArtRage. You can see more of Nick’s work at his website: www.nickillus.com. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage 2 Tutorials

These tutorials are for versions of ArtRage 2 only and may contain references to tools or functions that are not available in the ArtRage 2 Starter Edition.

ArtRage Cartoon Tutorial

Cartoon Tutorial

An animated tutorial in which Hans Deconinck shows off some of the features of ArtRage 2 and steps you through creating a cartoon face. This tutorial requires a Flash player for your web browser.

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ArtRage Rose Tutorial

Quick Start – Rose

A quick start tutorial that gets you right in to the basic features of ArtRage such as painting, and using tracing images and layers to create a of a rose. Downloadable file in zip format including a .ptg file. This tutorial requires a PDF viewer.

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ArtRage 2 Tutorial

Step By Step Guide

ArtRage user Judith Tramayne takes you on a step by step tour through ArtRage with this series of videos that shows what pretty much everything in the application does and what you can expect to find as you paint. This is a particularly great guide if you’re new to the product and are a bit nervous about getting started! This tutorial requires a Flash player for your web browser.

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