Artist Feature: Steve Elliott (Landscape Art)

Steve Elliott is an English landscape artist who likes to paint landscapes from around England, and creates tutorial videos on YouTube. In this interview he shares his techniques for ArtRage’s watercolor and oils, and talks about the story behind his artwork. […]

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How to Illustrate A Book Cover Three: Colour & Special Effects

How to Illustrate a Book Cover (Part 3 of 3): Colour & Special Effects. An ArtRage 5 tutorial by Nick Harris. Design a book cover from scratch. Part three of this art tutorial shows how to choose colors, finalize the composition and details, and experiment with special effects and finishing touches. […]

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Drawing & Coloring in ArtRage Lite Video Tutorials

Learn how to Draw and Color in ArtRage Lite (Simple Line Art). Create a simple illustration from sketch to color. This video tutorial covers sketching, inking, coloring, stencils, selections, and basic canvas settings in ArtRage Lite, as well as the Fill Tool in ArtRage 5. These videos are 3-5 minutes long, and the entire series is about half an hour. You can also watch the entire series as a single half hour video here. […]

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What’s New in ArtRage 5?

ArtRage 5 comes with a lot of new features, almost too many to quickly summarise! Entirely new features include Perspective Sets, Guides, the Custom Brush, Layer Effects, a new Docking Mode interface, increased speed and stability. We have also added two new filter effects; Remove Color Matte and Warp. Upgraded tools include the Pencil, Pastel, Fill, Color Sampler and Transform tools. You can find a full list of changes on the Product Comparison… […]

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Warp Mode in ArtRage 5

Using Warp in ArtRage 5 to Distort and Transform Paint ArtRage 5 introduces the new Warp mode, which lets you smear, swirl, and otherwise distort your painting. It’s similar to Photoshop’s Liquify filter, but specifically designed to respect ArtRage’s paint properties, so you won’t lose texture or paint depth when distorting. This means that you […]

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Pastel Cat Tutorial by Ramona MacDonald

Step by step coloring a Cat with Pastels in ArtRage 5. The artwork in this tutorial was created by Ramona MacDonald in ArtRage 5, using the Pastel tool. She is also one of our featured artists. This tutorial uses ArtRage 5, but you can find the pastels and the palette knife in almost all editions of ArtRage. […]

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Designing a Clumpy Wool Custom Brush with Sav Scatola

Designing the Clumpy Wool Custom Brush with Sav Scatola (ArtRage 5 Custom Brush Designer Tutorial).┬áThis tutorial was written by Sav Scatola using a beta version of ArtRage 5, using the new Custom Brush Designer. It explains how to create his Clumpy Wool Custom Brush preset, and demonstrates the effects that you can get with it. […]

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Painting Realistic Portraits With Paul Hinch-Worman

How to paint a Realistic Portrait of Amber Benson in ArtRage! Paul Hinch-Worman (Paulthedoodlebug) is a portrait painter who specialises in enchanting realistic portraits with a touch of the lifelike about them. In this tutorial, he explains in detail how to create a photorealistic portrait. I have cobbled together here my own techniques from the immense wealth of ideas and tips out in the lands of the Internet. […]

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How To Start Using ArtRage Lite

How to start painting in ArtRage Lite for the first time!  If you’ve just downloaded and installed ArtRage Lite for the very first time and have never used ArtRage – or even any digital art program – before, then you’re probably staring at the canvas not quite sure what to do, or how to get […]

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