I know for other digital painting software, there's a way to 'cut' ,I think,a layer... so that you can only draw on existing lines.
For example, if the outline of a drawing is black, then your able to color on the outline and outline only.
Is that possible on corel painter essentials 5?
Kinda doubt it. In the regular version of Painter you can click on Preserve transparency, you can do Select > Layer content and you can create blend layers to adjust color. I'm not sure, but I don't think Painter Essentials can do any of those things.
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