Layer Effects

Add Shadows, Glow, Emboss & Cutout with Layer Effects The Layer Effects in ArtRage 5 let you add highlights, shadows, and 3D effects to individual layers. You can customize the properties of each effect, combine them, and even load custom textures. Watch the Video! This ten minute video tutorial will demonstrate the different effects you […]

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Perspective

One & Two Point Perspective The Perspective feature in ArtRage 5 lets you add one or two point perspective, and create your own customized perspective layouts. You can customize the individual lines and planes, add or remove any line or section, create complicated skyscrapers or simple landscapes. Perspective also acts as a drawing guide, helping […]

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Guides

Use Guides as Horizontal and Vertical Ruler Lines Guides allow you to easily add straight lines vertically and horizontally on your canvas as reference lines or as drawing guides in ArtRage 5. Guides are useful for planning out composition (rule of thirds, spacing, measuring across to make sure details are lined up), drawing straight lines, […]

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Solid Fill Settings

Use Solid Fill to Fill Areas with a Single Color This page provides an overview of the Solid Fill (‘paint bucket’) tool, which will flood an area of canvas with a single solid color. Solid Fill is the default mode for the Fill tool, the other two modes are Gradient Fill and Pattern Fill. Border, […]

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ArtRage 5 Quick Start Guide

This guide is included in your copy of ArtRage 5 under Help > ArtRage Manual. How to Paint in ArtRage: Select a tool on the left, select a color on the right, then click and drag in the central canvas area to paint. How to Save your Painting: Select Save Painting in the File Menu […]

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Oil Brush

The Oil Brush Tool The oil paint is probably the tool that ArtRage is best known for, and it’s the first tool most users try when they open the program. It’s definitely one of the most fun painting tools in the program, and according to almost every review we’ve read, we have the most realistic […]

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The Ink Pen Tool Settings

The Ink PenThe Ink Pen in ArtRage is a purely digital, very customisable, inking tool that can be used for line work, writing, and colouring. It is found in every mobile and desktop edition of ArtRage, except for ArtRage 2. The ink pen is not affected by paper texture or canvas lighting.It will not mix […]

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ArtRage for iOS Stylus Support

ArtRage for iOS 2.2 includes upgraded, fully integrated stylus support for all major current iPad Bluetooth styluses with pressure sensitivity. To connect your stylus, just open the main menu and tap the stylus button to choose your model. To change any settings, or to disconnect your stylus (or if you choose a stylus by accident!), go into Preferences and scroll down the bottom to Stylus Preferences. […]

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ArtRage for iOS Color

ArtRage for iPad Color Options and Blending. Colors are selected on the right hand side of your iPad using the Color Picker. In the bottom right corner is a Color Pod that shows you the currently selected color. Tap this pod and the Color Picker appears. Discover how to use the Color Picker, adjust tints and tones, set sampling colors, and blend them, etc. […]

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ArtRage for iOS Tracing & References

You can import photos and other pictures as tracing or reference images, to help you draw more easily. Tracing Images are images overlaid on the ArtRage canvas to act as a guide while you are painting. The image is partially transparent on top of your paint so you can still see what you are painting beneath. Reference Images are images that are pinned to your canvas while painting. Like Tracing Images they act as a guide while you work. […]

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