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December 2008 Artistry Tips and Tricks

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The December 2008 issue of Artistry Tips and Tricks guides you in creating your homemade holiday cards in Corel Painter.

Included are step-by-step instructions for painting landscapes in a Currier-and-Ives style (use a photo with snow for even better results!) and for painting beloved pets in an oil-painting style.



Photo and painting by Karen Sperling.



Painting by Karen Sperling from a photo by Victor Barclay.

Topics covered in the December 2008 issue of Artistry Tips and Tricks

*How to paint a landscape in the style of Currier and Ives in Corel Painter
*How to decide if a photo is a good candidate to be turned into a Currier and Ives painting
*How to choose brushes and special effects
*How to edit and adjust images
*How to use layers
*How to use layer masks
*How to use Preserve Transparency
*How to create custom palettes
*How to paint cats in Painter (the steps apply to dogs, too!)
*How to create a painterly abstract background
*How to choose colors
*How to smoothly integrate a figure with a background
*How to use Painter's Auto-Painting tools
*How to paint by hand in Painter
*How to paint fur
*How to use cloning and Tracing Paper
*How to create brush stroke effects and textures
*Start-to-finish workflow steps

All the interim images are provided alongside the written step-by-step instructions within the Acrobat file.

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Thank you for ordering the December 2008 Artistry Tips and Tricks newsletter as a downloadable Acrobat file!

Artistry instructional materials are compatible with Corel Painter X, Corel Painter 11 and Corel Painter 12, X3 and 2015.

Artistry instructional materials are compatible with Corel Painter X, Corel Painter 11 and Corel Painter 12, X3 and 2015.

Artistry instructional materials are compatible with Corel Painter X, Corel Painter 11 and Corel Painter 12, X3 and 2015.

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