Listen to the recording of this free webinar taught by Elite Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling and get some instant tips for turning so-so paintings into so cool paintings in Corel Painter!

In this hour-long, free webinar, you’ll get specific tips and techniques that you can apply to your own paintings right away while sampling a taste of the art lessons, Corel Painter tools and step-by-step instructions that are taught in the Artistry Retreat webinar, coming up Tuesday-Friday, July 24-27, 2018 (4 hours per day).


In this webinar you’ll learn tips for:
• Choosing Corel Painter tools for quicker painting results.
• Using art theories for painting smarter.
• Creating paintings that are so cool instead of so-so.

Examples of Karen Sperling’s Corel Painter Paintings

Instructor: Elite Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling

Teaching the Artistry Webinar is Elite Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling, the original Painter expert, who wrote the original Painter manuals and whose preface and art are featured in Painter Showcase. She is the author of the bestselling Painting for Photographers book, which covers painting people, pets and landscapes in both Painter and Photoshop, the highly acclaimed Painting for Photographers book Volume 2, which shows how to paint children’s portraits in Corel Painter and the brand-new Painting for Photographers book Volume 3, which has state-of-the-art Corel Painter steps and art lessons for turning portrait and landscape photographs into paintings. She also is the producer of the popular Painting for Photographers video tutorials for painting portraits, landscapes and children’s portraits in Corel Painter and the highly regarded Artistry self-paced online classes and Corel Painter Master Class. Karen also paints commissioned portraits directly for clients and for photographers for their clients.

Karen’s popular Painting for Photographers books are available at Amazon around the world.
Paintings and cover designs by Karen Sperling based on photographs by (l. to r.) Felicia Tausig, Scott Stulberg and Kevin Kubota.

Corel Corporation has named Karen Sperling a member of the Painter Master Elite program and also a Certified Painter Educator.

According to Corel, "These high profile Painter artists are proven masters of their craft having earned the prestigious Painter Master Elite title from the Painter team for their many years of dedicated service to Corel Painter.

As Painter Master Elite artists, they hold a very special place in our hearts. They continue to inspire new artists and Painter feature innovations while also managing to keep us grounded to our world-renowned realistic natural media roots. We would not be where we are today without them and the world will continue to be inspired by their creations.

Whether you are looking for inspiration to develop your own signature style, wanting to dive into learning the ins and outs of Painter, or looking for an artist to create work for you, we highly recommend checking out what these very talented artists have to offer."

Karen Sperling’s Artistry is a Certified Corel Training Partner.


Karen Sperling’s Webinars Get Rave Reviews!


Karen Sperling Is Gifted Not Only as an Artist, But Also As an Articulate and Well-Organized Instructor

Hi, everyone!

My name is Gary Silber, and my wife Marion and I own Marion and Silber Fine Portraiture in Jackson, MS. I have been a passionate portrait photographer since I was 17 years old, and a PPA Master and Craftsman Photographer for over 30 years. In addition to my career as a classic photographic portrait artist, I have taught both photography and art history on a career college level.

I also study art, art history and both Old Masters and Contemporary painting. Most of Marion’s and my portraiture is inspired by our love of Rembrandt, Sargent, Renoir, and other great painters.

I have been trying, with limited success, to learn and master Corel Painter for at least 15 years, perhaps longer. Learning the program has somehow always eluded me, though I have studied with some very talented Corel artists.

I have recently been studying with Karen Sperling privately, through her online webinar technology. I wanted to share with anybody interested in learning to paint with Corel Painter what a superb teacher Karen is. I have made enormous progress in a short period of time. She teaches not only the how to of using the Corel program, but also the fundamentals of art and painting as you learn the in-depth program.

I can’t recommend Karen’s books and personal teaching enough. She doesn’t teach you how to paint like her, but instead teaches you how to paint and develop your own artistic style and vision. I am going to continue studying with her until I reach the level of excellence that I demand of myself. She is gifted not only as an artist, but also as an articulate and well-organized instructor.

I’m very grateful to call her a colleague, my very capable painting teacher, and also a good friend. I think the world of her!

Gary Silber
Marion and Silber Fine Portraiture


So-So to So-Cool Artistry Webinar is Excellent

The recorded webinar is excellent, Karen. I only caught part of it during the actual recording.

I just signed up for the 4-day webinar in May. Thanks for doing that.

The webinar approach will reach tons more folks, I believe, and generate lots more excitement for the great education and information you provide.

I am very grateful for the opportunity to learn from you in this way.

Bob Harper Photography, LLC
Legacy Portraits and Exquisite Restorations
“The Virginia Peninsula’s Premier Portrait Studio!"
Professional Photographers of America
Virginia Professional Photographers Association


Loved the Webinar


Thank you for the link. I loved the webinar.

I have some of your videos. I look forward to participating at some future webcast. I think this is a great idea and makes your work and knowledge far more accessible to many by having an Artistry Retreat webinar.

Thanks again for simplifying the approach on painting and creating cool art. Forever grateful to you.

Monty Wiseman


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Listen to the So-So to So-Cool Artistry Webinar


The So-So to So-Cool Artistry Webinar was held Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

The So-So to So-Cool Artistry Webinar recording is now available to professional photographers and hobbyists who are interested in turning photos into paintings in Corel Painter. It is not for current or aspiring teachers.

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The So-So to So-Cool Artistry Webinar is sponsored by Wacom and the Cintiq.

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