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Change reference image to grayscale

I find it very helpful if you can turn the reference image into grayscale. This can free up the artist in color choices. This can also help with getting the correct values in the image.
Raquel Bigby over 1 year ago in Quality 1

Add Shortcut keys for every interaction

I should be able to do everything I want to interact with the program without clicks or tapping with my digital tablet. To this end, I should be able to assign a keyboard shortcut for every interaction, either a toggle, separate on-off keys, or up...
Scott Ott 9 months ago in Quality 0

Timelapse Recording (like Procreate)

Procreate has an amazing feature that records all your brush strokes so that you can easily make a timelapse video. Here's a demo:
Roxane Lapa 4 months ago in New feature or functionality 0

Merge brush looks into the actual brush settings

Creating brush looks so that it remembers what texture your brush has is a tedious extra step. All other painting programs allow you to save the texture as part of the variant, without this extra step.
Roxane Lapa 4 months ago in Quality 0

Dual Brush

Photoshop has a thing in its brush engine called 'dual brush' where you can use one brush inside another brush. Difficult to explain, but you can see a demo here:
Roxane Lapa 4 months ago in New feature or functionality 0

Add a grid to the Reference palette

Many artists will use a gird on their reference as well as on the canvas making it easier to get the right proportions in quickly without cloning.
Raquel Bigby over 1 year ago in Quality 0

Use eyedropper tool outside of program

This is a functionality that Photoshop has. It works like this: - Choose the eyedropper tool - Left click and hold anywhere on the canvas - While still holding, move the eyedropper tool outside of the program and release click over the colour you ...
Roxane Lapa over 1 year ago in New feature or functionality 0

Contiguous On/Off Setting for Paintbucket

The purpose of having this setting is to allow a user to change multiple but separate areas of identical flat color throughout the illustration with one click of the Paintbucket. For example, if you have a character who appears in multiple panels ...
Product Operations over 1 year ago in New feature or functionality 1

Quick Fill

Option to fill with a color quickly (and also gradient, pattern, weave, etc) simply by hitting a single key on the keyboard but without the Edit/Fill dialog box opening.
Product Operations over 1 year ago in New feature or functionality 1

Clean up the code. Start-up time is glacial after adding papers and brushes

Out of the box, Painter 2023 will start within 30 seconds on my PC. After adding 8 paper packs and 15 brush packs, I can go make coffee and take a bathroom break before the welcome screen appears. Seriously, it takes 4 minutes and 10 seconds. The ...
Guest 5 months ago in Quality 0