Karen Sperling's Books

Who: Professional photographers, hobbyists and artists. Not teachers.
What: Printed and .pdf-format books for learning how to turn photographs into paintings in Corel Painter.
Where: The comfort of your own home or studio.
When: Anytime that fits into your schedule.
Why: These books and pdfs are for you if you are a professional photographer who would like to sell paintings
based on your photos to your clients or if you are a hobbyist who is interested in turning your photos
of your children, grandchildren, pets and travels into paintings. These books and pdfs are not for teachers.
How: Learn the art theories and Corel Painter steps for turning portraits, landscapes and pet photos into paintings.
How much: $39.95 for the printed books and $35.95 for the .pdfs.
There is a bundle offer below for all three .pdfs at a 25% savings.


Click the thumbnails to go to a page with more information for each book and to purchase, including printed and .pdf versions.

Painting for Photographers Volumes 1, 2 and 3 are printed books with art lessons and Corel Painter steps for turning portrait, landscape and composite photos into paintings. All three books are compatible with versions of Corel Painter starting with 12 through 2023 because the interface is similar.

All three books are available in print format here at the Artistry website by clicking the above links and also at Amazon.

The books are also available here at the Artistry website in .pdf format individually in the above links or you can order all three books in .pdf format for a 25% savings below.


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Yes! I'd like to order Painting for Photographers Volumes 1, 2 and 3 Bundle in .pdf format!

$108 $81 (a 25% savings!)

Fine Print: Due to the nature of digital tutorials, there are no refunds or credits.

Please note: The Painting for Photographers books in .pdf format aren't automatic downloads. A person sends them to you. You will receive the .pdfs within 24 hours of your order during regular business hours Monday through Friday U.S. Pacific Time.

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The Artistry publications are created by original Painter expert and Elite Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling, 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 leads the world-renowned live and in-person Artistry Retreats. She also teaches the popular Artistry Quick Fix Videos, the Artistry Corel Painter Master Class and individual private Corel Painter lessons online and in person.

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."

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