Natural Media Tools

Natural Media Painting & Drawing Tools ArtRage is primarily a natural media painting program and offers a range of realistic tools based on real world traditional media, but also offers powerful customizable digital brushes. These tools don’t just look like their real world inspirations, they act like them too. Watercolors wash away with water, oils […]

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Customizable Brush Tools

ArtRage’s Customizable Brushes: Custom Brush & Sticker Spray ArtRage 5 offers two entirely different types of customizable brushes, the Sticker Spray and the Custom Brush. While you can create similar brushes in both tools, they have very different properties. Use the Custom Brush and the Sticker Spray to create any effect you need, whether for […]

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Download Inking Presets

Custom Inking Brush Packs for ArtRage 5 and ArtRage Lite Sumi-e (Ink Wash) Presets This popular collection of presets was created by forum user screenpainter. Albert passed away in 2015, but his presets remain one of the most popular and practical collection of inking brushes available for ArtRage. These presets were created using ArtRage 3 […]

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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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