How To Add Texture Effects

Experimenting with textures in ArtRage 5 ArtRage offers a lot of options for experimenting with your canvas and stroke textures, from presets to custom layer effects. The default traditional media options will let you work with different brushes and papers realistically, but you can also create your own digital textures and combine them as you […]

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How to Draw Curving Lines in ArtRage

How to Draw A Smooth Curve in ArtRage If you want to draw a perfectly smooth curving line, such as an arc, a circle, or a wavy line, then you can use ArtRage’s automatic smoothing settings, as well as the grids, stencils and selection tools. On This Page Freehand Smoothing Symmetry Guided Lines Grids & […]

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How to Edit Paint Color

How to quickly recolor an area of paint in ArtRage If you need to quickly repaint an area of your work or edit the color of the image in ArtRage, you have several options, from automatic filters to the fill tool. Note: These tips all refer to ArtRage 5. If you have a different edition, […]

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How to Add A Border or Outline Around Paint

How to Draw An Outline Around A Shape in ArtRage Learn how to draw a neat border around an area of paint! While Stencils are usually the most effective for complicated shapes and hand drawn border effects, you can also use Selection tools and a few other tricks to get exactly the outline that you […]

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How To Draw Straight Lines (Desktop)

How To Draw Straight Lines in ArtRage Need to draw a perfect straight line in any direction? Whether you want to quickly sketch out a building, or add a perfect border, ArtRage offers several features for straight line drawing. If you need to draw a straight line in the desktop editions of ArtRage, you have […]

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Pattern Fill

Use Pattern Fill to Create Patterns From Images Use the Pattern Fill to make a seamless background pattern for tiled image effects or screentones. The Pattern Fill applies the pattern as editable paint over the top of any existing paint on the same layer, so you can erase, blend, and otherwise modify the images after […]

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Custom Brush Preset Downloads

Download Custom Brush Presets for ArtRage 5 ArtRage 5 comes with a wide variety of brushes and blenders for all kinds of effects, from oil brushes to screentones, but you may want to add to your collection. Below you can find download links for extra brushes for textures, inks and brush effects from various artists! […]

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Custom Brush Designer Head Settings

The Custom Brush Designer Head Settings The Brush Designer is where you edit presets for the Custom Brush tool. It allows you to load any image as a head and a grain to create your brush and edit various properties. The Head Settings tab is the first tab in the Brush Designer and the only […]

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Custom Brush Designer Stroke Settings

The Stroke Settings in the Custom Brush Designer This section of the Brush Designer lets you control the stroke of your custom brush. The settings here affect overall appearance of line, and there are many properties that are very similar to the way the Ink Pen works (opacity, smoothing, taper). The following settings are also […]

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Custom Brush Designer Color Settings

The Color Settings in the Custom Brush Designer The color settings for the Custom Brush are found in the last tab of the Brush Designer, and allow you to create brushes with multiple colors that blend as you paint. The color blending does not affect paint texture, only the colors. It will use Real Color […]

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