I have dusted of my Painter 11 and had a go at paitning in oils again. I used to have an account with corel painter web site and magazine, even being the featured artist in the magazine for one month !.
My Bungay cockeral is an oil painting.
Karen had a punit of pears in her kitchen so took a few photos with my Canon Powershot G12 iso 800 1/50 f4.
Then boasted tonal quality in CS3, dumped into Corel Painter 11 and cloned using oils, taking out unwanted details. Finally texture added to give a more clumpy/pallette knife feel.
Hope you like it.
In the top 10 comp Photography challenge group pears http://www.redbubble.com/groups/random-photogra... sept 2011