ArtRage Scripting Guide

Advanced Scripting Guide Download the ArtRage Script Programmer’s Guide [PDF] The Script Programmer’s Guide is a reference document for programmers who want to write scripts using the ArtRage Scripting Language. The guide assumes a basic knowledge of programming, using variables, declaring and calling functions. ArtRage Scripts are text files that store data in a human […]

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Script Annotations

Adding Notes, Tips, and Spotlights to Scripts Script Annotations Annotations allow you to present additional information to someone during Script playback. While the script is being recorded you can add three types of Annotation depending on the kind of information you want to present: Notes, Tips, and Spotlights. Notes are messages that appear and interrupt […]

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Script Editing

Editing or Coding Custom Scripts Script Files ArtRage scripts are simple Unicode UTF16 text files which can be edited using Notepad, Notepad+++, TextEdit, or any similar program. For ArtRage to be able to read the script file, the file extension must be ‘.arscript’. You can manually rename the extension if you accidentally saved a script […]

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Script Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Common Script Problems Simple recorded painting scripts are usually quite reliable, especially in the latest edition, but you may run into issues during playback. This guide covers scripts recorded normally in ArtRage. We cannot offer in depth support for custom scripts, but we recommend reading the Programmer’s Guide or posting in the Scripting Support […]

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Scripts

What Are Scripts? ArtRage scripts are recordings that can be played back in the desktop editions of ArtRage. Scripts allow you to record an entire painting process and play it back later, or create simple recorded actions. ArtRage allows script recording or playback in most editions for desktop and mobile. A script records every action […]

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Layers & Layer Editing

Edit Layers & Apply Effects ArtRage makes working with layers easy. Rearrange, group, export, and rename individual layers, and use professional digital editing options to get the results you need. Working With Layers Layer LocksLock transparency, paint and position to easily repaint, edit, or protect layers. OpacityAdjust layer opacity or hide them entirely as you […]

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Non-English Resources

Multilingual & Translated Resources for ArtRage If you need resources, manuals, presets, and tutorials in a language other than English, we have tried to collect links and create resources in other languages as much as possible. We hope the links below help you to enjoy and understand ArtRage. Software Interface Support The ArtRage apps and […]

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How to Understand Canvas Size

Canvas Size Properties: The Advanced Technical Explanation What Are Pixels?Pixels are the units of the internet. Every image on your screen is made up out of many, many little pixel dots, and this is what you are ‘painting’ with.Every digital image contains a specific number of pixels, and the size of your canvas is literally just […]

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How to Choose a Canvas Size (Quick Reference)

How to pick a Canvas Size for your ArtRage Paintings   Choosing a canvas size is one of those horrible math-filled topics that are terrifying and mysterious the first time you try and do digital art, or start considering printing your art. It is important to make sure that you do not start with a […]

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How to Create Animations

Animating with ArtRage ArtRage is not animation software, but you can use the program to help you create animations using scripts and screen recording, or to create the frames before animating them in another program. Disclaimer: All software recommended here is based on what we have seen people use successfully with ArtRage, and is given […]

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