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Karen Sperling's Artistry Classes, Video Tutorials, Bonus Brushes, Books and .PDF Tutorials

You would like to learn how to turn your photos into paintings in Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop. How would you like to do it? Reading a book? A .pdf? Watching a video tutorial? Attending a class or enrolling in private lessons?

Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling offers all of these forms of instruction to ease your passage into the world of paintings from photos, including Corel Painter portrait tutorials and Corel Painter landscape tutorials!


Directory to the Artistry Classes, Video Tutorials, Bonus Brushes, Books and .PDF Tutorials

Corel Painter Workshops, Online Classes and Private Lessons


Artistry Online Classes

Turn photos into paintings
Webinars, videos, brushes
Painter and/or Photoshop
Start-to-finish workflow
Enrollment page.


Artistry Retreats

Turn photos into paintings
Live, in-person workshops
Painter and/or Photoshop
Los Angeles
Enrollment page.


Artistry Private Lessons

Turn photos into paintings
In-person or webinar style
Painter and/or Photoshop
Tailored to your interests
Enrollment page.


AIPP

Turn photos into paintings
Webinars, videos, email
Painter and/or Photoshop
Tailored to your interests
Enrollment page.

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


Corel Painter Painting for Photographers video tutorials

Volume 1: Adult Portraits
Art Lessons and
Corel Painter steps
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Corel Painter Painting for Photographers video tutorials

Volume 2: Painting Landscapes
Art Lessons and
Corel Painter steps
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Corel Painter Painting for Photographers video tutorials

Volume 3: Children's Portraits
Art Lessons and
Corel Painter steps
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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


Focus Videos

Learn various aspects
of turning photos into
paintings in Corel
Painter and Adobe Photoshop.
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Free videos

Get a taste of
Corel Painter and
Painter Master
Karen Sperling's
Teaching style.
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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


Corel Painter
Artistry Bonus Brushes

Volume 1: Portraits
Painting by Karen Sperling based on her photo.
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Corel Painter
Artistry Bonus Brushes

Volume 2: Landscapes
Painting by Karen Sperling based on her photo.
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Corel Painter
Artistry Bonus Brushes

Volume 3: Textures
Painting by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Mary Wynn-Ball.
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Corel Painter
Artistry Bonus Brushes

Volume 4: Impressionist
Painting by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Scott Stulberg.
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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.
Enter the Artistry Bonus Brushes. Each volume has tons of Karen Sperling's Corel Painter custom brushes that she has set up for you and that she uses all the time. These brushes are designed to be easy to use and to speed up painting.

Click the thumbnails for more information about the Artistry Bonus Brushes for Corel Painter.


Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop Books


Painting for Photographers

Portraits, Landscapes and Pets
In Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Felicia Tausig.
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Painting for Photographers Volume 2

Children's Portraits
In Corel Painter.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Scott Stulberg.
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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.

Coming Attractions-Preorder and Save


Painting for Photographers Volume 3

Painting Portraits in
Adobe Photoshop.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Scott Stulberg.
Preorder.


Painting for Photographers Volume 4

Painting Landscapes in
Corel Painter.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on her photo.
Preorder.

Karen Sperling is working on two new volumes in her popular Painting for Photographers series: Volume 3, covering art lessons and steps for turning portrait photos into paintings in Adobe Photoshop and Volume 4, featuring art theories and instructions for turning landscape photos into paintings in Corel Painter.
Preorder and not only will you benefit from a preorder discount, but you will also receive chapters as they are completed.
Click the links above to preorder.


Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop Tutorials


Artistry Articles

Included are a Beginners Guide to painting photos in Corel Painter and articles covering how to sell and market photos based on paintings.
Painting by Karen Sperling based on her photo at Kat Meezan's photo studio.
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Artistry Tips and Tricks

Techniques for turning photos into paintings mostly in Corel Painter and sometimes in Adobe Photoshop.
Painting by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Michelle Lamberth.
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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

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Painting for Photographers Volume 2 Sample Chapter [Article]

This is a sample chapter from Karen Sperling's new book, Painting for Photographers Volume 2: Steps and Art Lessons for Painting Children’s Portraits from Photos in Corel Painter 12, X3 and 2015 , available on Amazon worldwide.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Jeff Lubin.
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How to Paint an Oil-Style Painting of a Child in Corel Painter [Article]

This is a tutorial that originally appeared in Karen Sperling's Artistry Tips and Tricks ezine. It covers art lessons and software steps for creating an oil-style painting of a child from a photo in Corel Painter X, 11 and 12.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Andre Hote.
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How to Paint Classic Portraits in Adobe Photoshop CS6 and CC [Article]

This is a tutorial that originally appeared in Karen Sperling's Artistry Tips and Tricks ezine. It covers art lessons and software steps for painting in Adobe Photoshop CS6 and CC a traditional-style portrait based on a studio photo.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Jeff Lubin.
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How to Paint Flowers in Adobe Photoshop CS5 [Article]

This tutorial originally appeared in Artistry Tips and Tricks ezine. It covers art lessons and software steps for creating a painting of flowers from a photo in Adobe Photoshop CS5 for professional photographers and hobbyists.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on her photo.
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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!


Tips, Views and Inspiration for Photographers Who Paint Photos

Tips, Views and Inspiration for Photographers Who Paint Photos is a collection of Karen Sperling's blogs and provides insight and encouragement both to photographers who are turning photos into paintings and
those who would like to.
Painting and cover design by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Scott Stulberg.
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Commissioned Portraits


Karen Sperling's Portraits

While you're learning to paint portraits from photos, Karen Sperling can do it for you, whether you would like a portrait for yourself or those close to you, or you're a photographer and would like to offer painted portraits to your clients.
Painting by Karen Sperling based on a photo by Jeff Lubin.
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