Selections

ArtRage Canvas Selections ArtRage allows you to mark areas of your Canvas with a Selection. When an area is selected the operations you carry out are limited to that specific area. For example if you select an area then paint, the paint will only be applied inside the area you selected. Think of Selections as […]

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Layer Organization

Organizing Your Layers in ArtRage Layers are a powerful tool that can allow you to quickly make changes to your painting without damaging paint above or below, but understanding them can be difficult. This section explains what layers are and how to add, remove, and organize, them. What are Layers? Layers are like sheets of […]

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Canvas

ArtRage Canvas The ArtRage Canvas is the sheet of material on to which all of your paint strokes go. It sits underneath your Layers and acts as a backdrop for everything you do. This section explains how you can navigate around your Canvas and how to change its visual and textural properties. Navigating the Canvas […]

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Colors

Colors On the right hand side of the ArtRage window you will find controls for selecting and managing colors. Whenever you paint a stroke with a paint tool the color that is selected on the right hand side will be used to make that stroke. This section tells you everything you need to know about […]

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Tools and Presets

Tools and Presets On the left side of the ArtRage window are controls for your painting tools. These include the Tool Picker for selecting tools, the Settings Pod for adjusting the settings associated with your current tool, and the Presets Pod for selecting presets for the current tool. This section tells you everything you need […]

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The Menu Bar

The Menu Bar The Menu Bar sits at the top of the ArtRage window and contains useful items that relate to the running of the application. In this panel you will find useful items like Undo and Redo, zoom level control for the Canvas, the Canvas Positioner, window options and the Quit button for the […]

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Working with ArtRage Files

Working with ArtRage files. Paintings you create in ArtRage store a lot more information than normal image files, including how much paint there is on the Canvas and how wet it is. This means that ArtRage uses a special file format to ensure that this information isn’t lost when you save your work. This section of the manual explains how to create ArtRage files, how to save them and how to reload them, print them, and export them in a format you can share with other people. […]

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The ArtRage Interface

Learning about the ArtRage Interface. This section explains where you can find the tools and options you will need while painting, what the various types of control in the products are and how they work, and how to change the layout of your workspace. Discover the ArtRage Window, Pods, and Panels. Learn about the painting canvas and it’s resource picker, etc. […]

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How to Paint with ArtRage

How to Paint with ArtRage. So you have started ArtRage and you have a blank canvas on the screen – What do you do now? Fortunately it’s so easy to get started painting that the only problem you’ll have is deciding what to paint. This is what we call a ‘happy problem’! This section explains the basic features of ArtRage including the three most important ones: How to choose a tool and color, how to paint a stroke, and how to save your work. […]

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