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All materials are copyright 2023 @ Heather Michelle Chinn and may not be shared, distributed, re-packaged, sold, or handed out without expressed, written permission from Heather Michelle Chinn. While these may be used in your edited, flattened files for your photographic edits, they may not be submitted to your photography (or ANY) clients as layered files. These backgrounds, or other content, (in whole or in part) may NOT be sold, distributed, or used as a base to create variations or "new" backgrounds in any manner to be printed or sold to background companies without expressed, written permission from Heather Michelle Chinn at Heather@HeatherThePainter.com
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REFRESHER - The Classical Portrait REPLAY


 What you'll get:

  • Access to Heather's REPLAY 60 min webinar session
  • Access to the digital replay for the life of the online library
  • Intro to Corel Painter 2021 replay in your online library
  • Invitation to join Heather's private Facebook group of students
  • Guide image used in the webinar (may only be used for personal education)

It may have been some time since you've painted regularly in Corel Painter or maybe you're new. In this 60 minute REPLAY webinar, Heather will return to the traditional style portrait (the face) using her "Everyday" brushes. If you need a refresher in painting this is for you! A concrete understanding of traditional rules lays the groundwork to break them when exploring heavier styles successfully! A tremendous emphasis on how to customize your brush(es) between "blendy" smooth and slightly chunky is covered in this class. 

*Please note there is no prize giveaway in the replay that is mentioned in the LIVE webinar.

Heather is an Elite Corel Painter Master, Certified Corel Painter Educator, Golden Artist Educator, retired PPA IPC juror, PPA Master Artist, M. Photog, Cr. 

Here is the image painted in the webinar

Heather spends the majority of the time explaining the face, primarily the brushes used/settings/options in the skin in the areas of transition. A great deal of time is spent in explaining the thought behind simple brush customizations to control detail and smoothness in the brush selections when shifting between large areas of skin (cloning and in color). Plus, Heather shows you how to paint eyes, eyelashes, and even talks about painting hair. 

Please note as this is a refresher course, it is impossible to finish an entire head in 60 minutes in an educational manner so this is not a finished head. However, the video will show you how to approach the primary areas of the face and hair. 

Portrait by Bill Goode


Portrait by Mitchell Richardson

Portrait by Bill Goode

Portrait by Jeff Lubin


Please note these portraits, paintings are not included in this class.

What People Are Saying:

I recommend you take it if you haven’t before or if you need a refresher. Heather Michelle is hands down the best Corel painter Teacher! I have been her student for years - Always learning something new!

Tara R.