At a Glance
Who: Professional photographers, hobbyists and artists. Not teachers. The Artistry Old World-Style Portraits Webinar is for Corel Painter users from novice to advanced. You need to know your way around Painter, like how to choose brushes and colors. Prerequisite: The Artistry online Intro to Painter class or the equivalent.
What: One-hour webinar-style workshop recorded live, for learning the art lessons and Corel Painter steps for turning a portrait photo into an old world-style painting taught by Elite Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling. This webinar is compatible with Painter versions 12 and later, including the brand-new Corel Painter 2023!
Where: Your computer.
When: You may view the recording anytime you like for however long you like.
Why: The Artistry Old World-Style Portraits Webinar is 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 and travels into paintings. The Artistry Old World-Style Portraits Webinar is not for teachers.
How: Hands-on art lessons and Corel Painter instruction. You will follow along with the instructions step-by-step.
Artistry Old World-Style Portraits Webinar Description
It is an interesting turn of events that as state-of-the-art Corel Painter paintings based on photographs grow in popularity, the nature of the paintings that are catching on is the old world-style portrait!
Add a dash of Rembrandt, a drop of da Vinci and a smidgen of John Singer Sargent, and you have the nature of top-selling portrait paintings today.
And in this webinar taught by Elite Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling, you will learn to paint with the ingredients that go into these time-honored kinds of artwork, including the art lessons and Corel Painter steps. You will see step-by-step workflow from start to finish, in addition to studying the art theories and Corel Painter tools used in the process. You will have the source photo so that you may follow along with the recording
Following the Artistry Old World-Style Portraits Webinar, you will have the tools for painting in this popular style and all you will need to do is practice to get good at it.
Here are a couple of examples of paintings by Karen Sperling in this old-world style:
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Instructor: Elite Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling
Teaching the Artistry Old World-Style Portraits 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.
Artistry Old World-Style Portrait Webinar Enrollment Information
Your tuition includes:
• 1 hour of instruction
• Art lessons
• Corel Painter steps
• Ability to listen to the recorded session
Artistry Old World-Style Portrait Webinar Bundle
Get Artistry Corel Painter Brushes Volumes #16 and #17 when you order the Artistry Old World-Style Portrait Webinar and save 25%!
The regular price is $99 for the Artistry Old World-Style Recorded Webinar + $39 for the Artistry Brushes Volume #16 and $39 for the Artistry Brushes Volume #17 = $177 total x 25% Savings = $132.75, a $44.25 savings!
The Volume #16 brushes are great for painting textured backgrounds and the Volume #17 brushes are useful for painting figures.
These videos show you the variants in the two volumes:
Click here to write to Karen Sperling or call her at 818-941-9739 with questions.
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Please note: Access to the Artistry Old World-Style Portraits Webinar and/or brushes is not automatic. A person sends it to you. You will receive the Artistry Old World-Style Portraits Webinar and/or brushes access instructions within 24 hours of your order during regular business hours, Monday through Friday U.S. Pacific time.
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