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Volume 2: Landscapes, Corel Painter
Karen Sperling's Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials: Volume 2, Landscapes show how to turn landscape photos into paintings in Corel Painter.
On this page is an overview of the landscapes video tutorials. To order, click here.
The landscapes video tutorials are based on Painter Master and original Painter expert Karen Sperling's 20 years of experience teaching photographers how to paint their photos with the world's leading painting software program.
The video tutorials provide art lessons in addition to the software steps. Viewers learn such important art theories as how to tell if a photo is a good candidate to be turned into a painting; how to choose colors; and how to maximize the use of tones to create masterpiece landscape paintings from photos.
The landscape video tutorials include step-by-step tutorials and instructions for painting landscapes in Painter X, 11 and 12, including information about Corel Painter 12's new features.
The Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials Volume 2: Landscapes show tips, techniques and skills that will help take your painting to the next level, whether you're a professional photographer or a hobbyist.
The landscape video tutorials include 108.32 minutes of step-by-step instructional demo's featuring:
Also offered with the landscapes video tutorials are bonus brushes that simplify the painting process and provide exquisitely rendered oil and watercolor style brushstrokes master crafted by Karen Sperling, based on her 20 years of experience working with Corel Painter.
The Painting for Photographers DVD: Volume 2, Landscapes' tutorial videos cover:
Art Lessons Analyzing the Art, Style and Techniques of famous artists
Artists studied include Paul Cezanne, Claude Monet, John Constable, George Inness, Vincent Van Gogh, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, J. M. W. Turner, John Robert Cozens, Edward Hopper, John Sell Cotman, Thomas Girtin, Frederic E. Church, Granville Redmond, Thomas Gainsborough and Jack Wilkinson Smith.
How to paint landscapes in an oil style
How to paint landscapes in a watercolor style
How to paint seascapes
How to paint cityscapes
Landscapes Lessons in Action
This is an example of a portrait background painted using the techniques described in the Landscapes video tutorials. The figure was painted with the techniques described in the Portraits video tutorials:
Examples of Topics Covered in Karen Sperling's Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials Volume 2: Landscapes:
• How to decide if a photo is a good candidate to be turned into a painting.
A Corel Painter Master, Karen Sperling brings to the Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials Volume 2: Landscapes her 20 years of experience explaining how to use Painter gained through writing the software's first several manuals and several Painter books, including the bestselling Painting for Photographers Volumes 1 and 2; producing her two other highly regarded video tutorials for painting adults and children; writing Artistry tutorials and her popular ezine, Artistry Tips and Tricks; teaching Painter at local PPA affiliates, schools and the national PPA and WPPI conventions; and teaching at her own renowned Artistry Retreats.
The bonus materials also include three sets of Karen Sperling's custom brushes.
Click here to test drive two of the brushes that are included with the Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials: Landscapes.
To install the brushes in Painter:
Then, when you launch Painter, you should see a Brush Category called KarenSperlingSample and inside there are two variants, Formation01 and TexturizedBlender06.
Use Formation01 to paint the grass tips that you see in the landscape image above. Use TexturizedBlender06 to blend the bottoms of the grass brushstrokes.
Notice that when you paint, the brushes deposit multiple strokes, which speeds up painting. You'll receive more "quick fix" brushes with the Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials Volume 2: Landscapes, and with the other Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials Volume 1: Portraits, Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials Volume 1: Children's Portraits, and the Artistry Bonus CD's, including Artistry Bonus CD Volume 1 (Portraits) and the Artistry Bonus CD Volume 2 (Landscapes) and Artistry Bonus CD Volume 3: Textures.
You'll be amazed at how quickly you can get these great results that you see in the images on this page. The key is not just having these quick, multiple-stroke brushes, but also the art lessons provided in the Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials Volume 2: Landscapes.
The Obsesssed with Landscapes Club
Why do we love to paint landscapes? Click here to read Karen Sperling's look at possible answers.
Landscapes from the heart
Click here to read the stories behind the photos that Karen Sperling paints on the Painting for Photographers DVD Volume 2: Landscapes.
Three Secrets for Painting Landscapes in Corel Painter
Click here to read three secrets from the Painting for Photographers Video Tutorials Volume 2: Landscapes.
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