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February 2010 Artistry Tips and Tricks

Topics Covered

The February 2010 issue of Artistry Tips and Tricks shows you how to paint a watercolor portrait from a photo in Corel Painter.

The February 2010 issue is compatible with Painter X and 11.



Painting from photo.



Detail from painting.


Source photo for painting.

Painting by Karen Sperling from a photo at http://www.sxc.hu/.

Topics covered in the February 2010 issue of Artistry Tips and Tricks

*How to know if a photo is a good candidate to be turned into a painting
*How to adjust a photo's composition for painting
*How to choose a color scheme
*How to use Painter's Watercolor and Digital Watercolor brushes
*How to add custom Painter brushes in Mac and Windows
*How to paint watercolor portraits from photos
*How to paint faces
*How to paint eyes
*How to paint lips
*How to paint hair
*How to work with watercolor layers
*How to use Tracing Paper
*How to use clones
*How to adjust colors
*How to use Karen Sperling's special tips and techniques
*Start-to-finish workflow steps

Order the February 2010 issue of Artistry Tips and Tricks

February 2010 Artistry Tips and Tricks newsletter

$14.99

California residents: 8.25% state tax added.

Download the February 2010 Artistry Tips and Tricks newsletter

Click here to download the February 2010 Artistry Tips and Tricks newsletter.

You will receive the download instructions and password for the February 2010 Artistry Tips and Tricks downloadable Acrobat file after your payment is received.

(The instructions and password aren't sent automatically. They are sent by a person. You will receive them within 24 hours of your order during regular business hours Monday through Friday, Pacific Time.)

Click here to download the SperlingWC brush used to paint the portrait in the February 2010 issue of Artistry Tips and Tricks.

This brush is offered free of charge, and you don't have to purchase the issue to use the brush. However, if you do purchase the issue, you'll learn a lot of techniques for using the brush and for turning photos into watercolor portraits in Painter!

To install the brush in Painter:

Shut down Painter, open the zip file and put the .jpg file and folder in the following location, depending on your operating system.

When you move the file and folder inside the Painter Brushes folder, the brush will become a part of the current library in the Brush Selector.

Mac
Users -> [User Name] -> Library -> Application Support -> Corel -> Painter (X or 11) -> [Workspace Name or Default] -> Brushes ->Painter Brushes
Windows
Documents and Settings -> [User Name] -> Application Data -> Corel -> Painter (X or 11) -> [Workspace Name or Default -> Brushes ->Painter Brushes
Windows Vista
Users -> [User Name] -> AppData -> Roaming -> Corel -> Painter (X or 11) -> [Workspace Name] -> Brushes ->Painter Brushes

Thank you for ordering the February 2010 Artistry Tips and Tricks newsletter as a downloadable Acrobat file!

Customers who bought this issue also ordered an Artistry Tips and Tricks subscription and the Painting for Photographers book.

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