One of my students asked me about some Painter and or Fine Art tips....
First painter is one of the many tools that photographers have embraced to separate them self from the masses of others will a DSLR
Painting takes time
there is little instant gratification with it
un like PS filters and actions
Basic painter teachings include cloning and use of just add water brush technique to blend colors
while there are no rules in painting, only different styles
few paintings in the traditional sense have straight lines
so as photographers we should work on those lines within our images and then start blending
here is a few links..........
The Daily Download Am-Pro impressionism
Corel Painter Update
Corel Painter Tips