Saturday, July 3, 2010

Review and GIVEAWAY: Corel Paint it!

How would you like to turn your favorite digital photos into a painting?  Or maybe a black and white sketch!  With Corel Paint it! you can easily do just that with the click of a button.

Corel Paint it! is easy to use.  After installing the software, simply choose a photo and then choose a painting style--pencil drawing, impressionist, colored pencil, pastel, detailed watercolor, oil painting or more!

The software easily installs on Mac or PC.  The program is fairly easy to use--select the photo, your choice of style and press the play button.  I think it would be even easier if they labeled some of their symbols, such as get picture and save, but overall, it is easy to figure out.  I didn't expect much, but it was really amazing to watch as the picture is transformed from a photo to a watercolor or sketch!  It does take a few minutes or so to do each photo (pencil sketches even longer), but it is like opening a surprise present as you watch the photo transform.  My imagination is running wild at the thought of printing these, making cards with them, calendars, and more.  I am having a lot of fun with this one!

I couldn't stop playing with this!  It is so cool!  I will show you some of my pictures, but the small size I have to use in the blog post does not really do it justice--they look much better in real life.

Here is a sweet oil painting I did of my daughter:


And a color pencil sketch of my girls:


A house sketch:
 

Here is a cute watercolor of my other daughter:


And here is the same picture done in impressionist style:



And this is my favorite--modern painting!

You can purchase Corel Paint it! from Amazon.com for only $24.99 with free super saver shipping!  Or, you can try to win one by entering my giveaway below.

Giveaway

Up for grabs is Corel Paint it! Software. This contest is open to US residents only. You must leave a way for me to get in touch with you. A winner will be selected using Random.org.  Winner will be notified by email. Winner must respond within 3 days or another winner will be chosen. Giveaway ends on July 25, 2010 at 11:59pm.
 
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Disclosure: Thanks to Corel and The Product Review Place for providing me with the opportunity to review this sorftware and offer this giveaway item. This review contains my honest opinions. I was not compensated in any manner except for the review product. Ann Crabs reviews/author assume no liability for damages associated with any prizes awarded here or contents contained therein. Prizes lost in the mail or those not delivered by sponsors are not the responsibility of Ann Crabs.. Giveaway sponsors are responsible for shipping prizes that are offered on Ann Crabs. Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery of any prizes won. If you do not receive your item AFTER that time, please email me and I will follow up with them.

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