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

The Custom Brush Learn to create your own digital brushes or download new brushes from other artists. The Custom Brush lets you create specific digital brushes and effects that aren’t part of ArtRage’s traditional media system, but still allow you to use canvas texture and color mixing. You can edit a range of effects to […]

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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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Pencil Tool

The Pencil Tool in ArtRage 5 The Pencil is the default sketching tool in ArtRage. Use it for drafting your composition before inking on a new layer, or for realistic graphite effects. The pencil allows you to use traditional sketching and shading techniques by adjusting the different settings, and the realistic way that the media […]

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Color Sampler

Use the Color Sampler to Select Colors From Your Canvas The Color Sampler (found in the inside ring of the Tool Picker) lets you pick colors from the canvas. You can customise the Sampler options to get exactly the color results you need. Tip: You can hold ALT while clicking on the canvas or click […]

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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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