This is a tutorial that originally appeared in Karen Sperling's Artistry Tips and Tricks ezine. It covers art lessons and software steps for creating an oil-style painting of a child from a photo in Corel Painter X, 11, 12 and X3 and is suitable for everyone from hobbyists to professional photographers, from beginners to advance Painter users. Included are Karen Sperling's highly regarded art lessons and techniques for painting faces, hair, clothing, plants and backgrounds, using Painter brushes, tools and features, including Tracing Paper, Artists' Oils and custom palettes.
The tutorial is written and illustrated by Corel Painter Master Karen Sperling, who wrote the first several Painter manuals in addition to several Painter books and who has taught Painter in major venues including the national WPPI and PPA conventions, local PPA affiliates and schools, Walt Disney Feature Animation, American Greeting Cards and the American Film Institute, and whose commissioned portraits are held in private collections worldwide.
(Article: 46 pages with illustrations, 3,316 words)