Three layered, customizable "Growth" background with a matching Veil! Available for immediate download as a high resolution 3600x4500 pixel PSD! 

Add to Your Library Now for Only $29

Multiple Ways to Study

Self Study Pre-Recorded Tutorials

Hours of high resolution, pre-recorded tutorials offer you the luxury to study at your own leisure, and "rewind" as often as needed. Tutorial "sets" include accompanying brushes. Please note that we are still migrating from the old store, so some of the older tutorials are still housed on the older store, and are only available as digital downloads.

Intro to Corel Painter 2018


This is a MUST HAVE for all new Corel Painter users!

Compatible with Corel Painter 2016- basic setup of 2020. Recorded in March of 2018 from a live webinar. Includes a thorough look at the setup from the first time you open up Corel Painter to the first time you lay down a brush stroke!

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Painting the Classical (Realism) Portrait in Painter 2018


In this 90 minute replay from Heather's June webinar, she'll share her easy 3 step methodical approach to realistic skin, silky hair, and piercing eyes while also showing common pitfalls to avoid.

*Brushes not included

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Portrait Box Set


The original beginner set! Recorded in an older version of Painter, this incredibly thorough tutorial (6 hours) takes you through several paintings with every step included! Includes brushes.  Compatible with Corel Painter 12 and newer.

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Painting the Background Space from Scratch


Downloadable extras are compatible with Corel Painter 2018, 2017 (techniques are transferable with any software that paints!). Recorded in March of 2018 from a live webinar. Includes color sets and reference images plus lots of bonus material!

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Intro to Painter X3


Compatible with Painter X3 - 2016


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Painting Animals Set


Includes Intro to Painter 2018

Compatible with Corel Painter X3 and newer. Shows both heavier and classical styles of painting! Includes tutorial brushes. 


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Modern Day Sargent Set


An intermediate tutorial showing how to paint with heavier, chunkier brushwork reminiscent of John Singer Sargent. Includes brushes.

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Adobe Photoshop Tutorial

Heather's Old School Editing Method - How to Prep (retouch) a Portrait BEFORE going into Corel Painter



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Pair your training with tools built for a smooth workflow

Heather's Custom Tools

Bring efficiency to your workflow without sacrificing perfection in your polish!

NEW Growth Background with Veil

This new three layered background includes a matching VEIL!

High resolution and ready for immediate download!

Adjust any of the three layers for a textural edit.

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NEW Brayers and Wax Brushes


This Corel Painter 2020 brush set (19 new brushes!) is a must have for the intermediate user looking to achieve texture or merge Heather's existing painted backgrounds. In fact, it's the brush collection she uses to create her recent backgrounds! 

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The Gate Backgrounds Collection

NEW for April 2020 - 14 High Resolution Tifs

Download Them On SALE

Speedy Scrubber Background Brushes


Heather's Background Brushes pack for Corel Painter 2017 and newer!

Buy the Brushes on SALE!

Heather's Everyday Brushes Pack


Heather's Everyday Set for Corel Painter 2017 & newer regularly $150 is now only $75!

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Michelle Parsley's Preferred Patinas

Now available at a PRE RELEASE special this gorgeous patina'd inspired collection includes 52 high resolution backgrounds and textures for your digital edit! Please note this is not the Birthdays pack, nor is it the Curated Collection.


Chocolates Remixed Backgrounds

LIMITED OFFER for Valentine's Week! 20 new backgrounds!

NEW for February 2020

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Hand Painted Wings

This new, hand painted set consists of 40 transparent layers of fluttery wings!


Buy The Wings on SALE

Classical Remixed 35 (2016)

Heather's hand painted digitized backgrounds featuring a classical inspired jewel toned color palette that matches most skin tones originally released in 2016. 

Only $75

The Curated Collection 2019


(Includes the wildly popular Patinas and Acids!)

This Collection includes the brand new Lavenders of Olde, Meet Me In The Garden, Exclusive Patinas and Acids, and BONUS materials totalling 80 high resolution, hand painted digital textures and overlays. 

Released April 2019

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Merry & Mottled Background Finishing Brushes

23 pack of Background Finishing brushes for Corel Painter 2018 - 2020

Only $59

Painterly Falsies

Digital Eyelashes (transparent layers) are easy to use in digital programs that use layers such as Adobe Photoshop! Simply drag and drop these highly editable layers!

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Traditional Remixed 2018 Backgrounds Collection

11 hand painted backgrounds inspired by classical compositions and palettes!

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Rose Gold Sunset Backgrounds Collection

20 hand painted backgrounds in the beautiful rose gold palette including some alla prima bases and unique "unicorn" textures! 

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Monet Evening Backgrounds Collection

This backgrounds pack (9) is inspired by the impressionist master's color palette!

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Old Store's Tools

We are in the process of migrating our old store's tools to this new site. To purchase backgrounds, brushes, and word overlays, please click below. 

Purchase from the Old Store

Train Your Way with a Personalized Approach

Customize Your Private Training

Private Training Options on Site or Remotely via Your Computer

In Studio Mentoring

Join Heather in studio (or in your own studio) for thorough, hands on training in oil painting (over the printed canvas), Golden gel contouring, post print enhancement, Golden acrylic, or Corel Painter training. 

Customized Livestream Webinar

Personalize your one on one training via livestream webinar. You only need high speed internet and a your fuzzy slippers.

Hot coffee optional. 

Webex training includes the recording of your live session, all high resolution painted stages (provided you supply the image), and more!

Livestream Video From Heather's Easel

Coming 2019

Training Materials and Tools

There is something for every learning style! Click on the icon to see availability and dates for live training!

Why Artists Choose To Study with Heather


Easy to follow


Effective Troubleshooting

Chronologically & Concisely Presented

Explained from start to finish with potential pitfalls discussed (and how "not to paint")

Brushes are included with pre-recorded tutorial sets

High quality audio and screen capture

Seasoned & award winning instructor

PPA Master Craftsman (education)

PPA Master Photographer & Master Artist

Corel Approved Painted Educator

Golden Artist Educator

Pre-Recorded training and tools are available for immediate use in your digital "library"

Heather's teaching concepts are transferable across all painted subject matter and genres

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"Mentoring with Heather was one of the best investments I have made in a very long time! I was nervous with my complete lack of previous painting experience but felt 100% comfortable and assured throughout the entire process. Heather catered her method of teaching to my learning style and made the process easy for me to understand and so much fun. I left feeling inspired and confident that I could take home the skills I learned and improve on my newly acquired painting skills at home!"

- Erin L.

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