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Thanks to technology, nowadays you can find any kind of class to suit your needs.
Prefer to attend a class from the comfort of your own home? Attend an Artistry Online Class, which includes self-paced workshop videos, exclusive custom brushes and a discussion forum.
Are in-person classes more your style? Come to an Artistry Retreat.
One-on-one Artistry Private Lessons are for you if you would like to focus on what interests you about turning photos into paintings in Corel Painter or Adobe Photoshop or both or if you find the pace of a group class either too slow or too fast. Private lessons can proceed at the pace that suits you and you can focus on learning only what you want to learn.
If you would like to be able to ask a question in email now and then about turning photos into paintings in either Corel Painter or Adobe Photoshop and would like videos and webinars to continue to expand your painting skills, then consider the Artistry Institute of Photo Painting (AIPP).
Click the thumbnails or the links for more information about all the Artistry classes.
Artistry Corel Painter Video Tutorials
Painting for Photographers Videos
In the Painting for Photographers video tutorials, Karen Sperling demonstrates step-by-step the techniques for painting in Corel Painter adult portraits (Volume 1), landscapes (Volume 2) and children (Volume 3) based on photos, including the art theories that artists have developed and used over the centuries to create great works of art.
Click the thumbnails for more information about the Painting for Photographers video tutorials for Corel Painter.
Artistry Focus Videos and Free Videos
The Artistry Focus Videos focus on various aspects, styles and techniques for turning photos into paintings in Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop, including brushes and step-by-step workflow.
The Artistry Free Videos are samples of the Artistry videos and a good way to take Karen Sperling's teaching style for a test drive.
Click the thumbnails for more information about the Artistry Focus Videos and to view the free videos.
Corel Painter Bonus Brushes
The good news about Corel Painter's brushes is that there are seemingly limitless ways to edit them. The bad news about
Painter's brushes is that there are seemingly limitless ways to edit them. While it's true that there are brush
fanatics out there who like to edit every single slider and setting, what seems like the majority of users prefers to
plug and play—pick a brush and use it.
Click the thumbnails for more information about the Artistry Bonus Brushes for Corel Painter.
Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop Books
Painting for Photographers, Karen Sperling's highly acclaimed book for turning portrait, landscape and pet photos into paintings in Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop, is now joined by Painting for Photographers Volume 2: Steps and Art Lessons for Painting Children's Portraits from Photos in Corel Painter. Both books are available here at the Artistry website and at Amazon worldwide.
Click the thumbnails for more information about Painting for Photographers Volumes 1 and 2.
Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop Tutorials
For a quick Painter fix, try the Artistry Beginners and Tips and Tricks tutorials. They're in Acrobat .pdf format with art lessons and step-by-step instructions for painting people, landscapes and pets based on photos.
Click the thumbnails for more information about the Artistry Beginners Guide and Artistry Tips and Tricks.
Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop Kindle Articles
Click the thumbnails for more information about the Artistry Kindle articles.
These Kindle articles are appetizers to give you a taste of the art lessons and Painter or Photoshop steps contained in the broader Artistry books and DVD's. Bon appetit!
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