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Painting Equine Art Webinar


June 5 @ 12 pm EST (due to illness)

May 22, 2021 @ 2 pm EST

In this 90 minute live webinar Heather will share her recently adopted process in creating these "fractured realism" portraits in Corel Painter 2021 utilizing textures and veils. 

What you'll get:

  • Access to the live webinar
  • Replay access to the recording (about 12 hours after the live event)
  • Bonus Texture
  • Bonus Brush for Corel Painter 2021
  • Bonus Veil

Welcome to an incredibly organic approach to digital painting.

In this webinar you'll learn Heather's unique layered approach for her "fractured realism" portraits heavily inspired by artist Christian Hook and Stanka Kordic. She'll be using brushes from her own packs but showing techniques applicable in Corel Painter 2020 and 2021. This process applies beautifully to painting portraits of people, as well! Learn the balance between cloning and free hand application in this technique. You'll be able to control how wild you want to fracture the artwork with your layers or stay defined in realism with heavy brushwork.

Please note this is NOT a beginner course.

A basic understanding and comfortable level of navigating Painter's cloning, brushes, and layers are required. If you need to catch up on those, you can find that in Intro to Painter 2018, Painting the Classical Portrait, and if you really want to prepare (which isn't necessary), Brayers and Wax tutorial. Heather will show you the basic setup for the Brayers and Wax method in this webinar.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, the replay will post hours later in your online library for unlimited viewing!

You'll learn how to control the level of abstraction in this webinar.

These techniques also apply to painting portraits!


By signing up for this webinar you agree to the terms of use in the service agreement.