Toolbox and Workbench

ArtRage Toolbox When you’re working on a project that uses a small set of tools you might not want to have the entire interface visible constantly. The ArtRage Toolbox lets you gather a set of tools, colors, and utilities that are relevant to the specific project you’re working on in to a single panel that […]

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Recording & Playing Scripts

Working With Script Files in ArtRage Script Files are a way to record and play back the process of creating a painting so that it can be played back later to reconstruct the painting from a clear canvas, stroke by stroke. Script files are easy to share with other users and can also record annotations, […]

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Package Files

ArtRage Package Files Package Files are a convenient way to share custom content with other users by gathering items together in to a single file that can then be installed on another computer. Each Package File can contain multiple different types of custom content including Stencils, Stickers, Presets, and even Scripts. Installing a package file […]

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Preferences

Application Preferences / Keyboard Shortcuts ArtRage provides two main areas of customization that are accessed from the Edit menu: Application Preferences and Keyboard Shortcuts. The Preferences Panel The Preferences Panel presents a series of categories of settings for various elements of the product. To open the panel use the Preferences Panel item in the Edit […]

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Filters

ArtRage Image Adjustment / Filters ArtRage provides six default filters for adjusting image colors and adding effects. These can be found under Edit > Filters. Default Filters ArtRage 5 includes built in filters for noise, blur, color editing, warp (liquefy), and cleaning up white backgrounds. Blur Layer, Adjust Layer Colors, and Add Noise were also […]

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Text

Text Tool The Text Tool allows you to place editable text on your Canvas using standard fonts and formatting. Text can be rescaled and rotated, or imported from Photoshop files. To add text with the Text Tool, just click where you want it to begin and start typing. If you click where there is already […]

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Stickers

ArtRage Stickers Stickers are individual images that can be peeled off a sheet and stuck to your Canvas, or sprayed on to the Canvas using the Sticker Spray tool. Stickers can be anything from objects such as sparkly gold stars, pebbles, and leaves to artistic effect stickers that simulate painting styles. This section shows you […]

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Stencils

ArtRage Stencils Stencils are used to create precise shapes or lines on your Canvas. They work just like a piece of plastic or wood placed on the Canvas, allowing you to paint over them without the paint applying to the Canvas beneath, or draw around them to make outlines. Stencil Modes Stencils come in three […]

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Tracing and References

Tracing and References ArtRage provides a range of tools to help you recreate existing images as paintings or guide you while you paint: Tracing Images and References. Tracing Images are existing images that can be loaded in to ArtRage and projected on to your canvas to help you choose colors as you paint. References are […]

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Transformations

Transformation System If you want to change the size, position, or rotation of something on your Canvas you can use the Transformation system. This system allows you to take all or part of a layer, a sticker, or text that you have entered and freely edit these properties. Items that can be transformed are: Paint […]

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