Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 5 makes it easy to create amazing art at any skill level. Easily sketch, draw or paint on a blank canvas with award-winning Natural-Media® brushes that are custom selected for beginners. Discover unmatched photo-painting and cloning tools that will transform your pictures into impressive art right before your eyes. Explore a wide variety of painting styles, brushes and photo effects that let you create an authentic, hand-painted look every time. It's the most natural way to show your unique personality and style. Choose from a unique variety of built-in paper textures to create art with a level of texture and detail that no other digital painting software can match. Plus, further control the canvas surface by applying surface texture, lighting and art effects as a finishing touch to any composition. It makes it easy with one-touch auto-painting that lets you choose a style and watch your painting come alive, stroke by stroke.