September 2007 Artistry Tips and Tricks
The September 2007 issue of Artistry Tips and Tricks features
the premiere of art by veteran illustrator and Laguna College of
Art and Design Chair of Illustration Michael Savas.
Michael used a photo as the basis of his art, and in the September 2007
Artistry Tips and Tricks, Michael describes step-by-step how he turned the
photo into art in the style of wood engraver Barry Moser.
The September 2007 issue of Artistry Tips and Tricks also shows
how original Painter expert Karen Sperling changed the background of
a painting commissioned by Corel UK.
Topics covered in this issue include:
*How to turn photos into paintings in Corel Painter
*How to create interesting backgrounds
*How to use Shapes--Painter's vector tools
*How to use Painter X's align to path feature
*How to use Painter X's automated tools
*How to adjust color schemes
*How to use cloner brushes for touchups
*How to get an oil-paint effect
*How to use Tracing Paper
*How to bring a figure into a background
*Start-to-finish workflow steps
All the interim images are provided alongside the written step-by-step
instructions within the Acrobat file.
Click the thumbnails to see the photos and paintings covered
in the September 2007 Artistry Tips and Tricks.
Photo and painting
by Michael Savas.
Background photo and painting
by Karen Sperling
commissioned by Corel UK.
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