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 2016-2018. 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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FLASH SALE! Painting the Classical (Realism) Portrait in Painter 2018


(Regularly $99) NOW ONLY $75!

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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Painting the Contemporary Portrait Replay


(Regularly $129) NOW ONLY $90!

This 90 minute replay is from Heather's May 7, 2018 Corel Painter 2018 webinar and includes Xia's "Alla Prima Starter" brush pack! An update to the Modern Day Sargent tutorial, this insightful look at painting in the heavier style of Sargent with flat brushes will transform your file into a sellable masterpiece following a few simple rules!

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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


Compatible with Corel Painter X3 and newer. Shows both heavier and classical styles of painting! Includes brushes. *OLD STORE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ONLY

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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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Want to Study in Your Pajamas from Home?

Livestream Webex Training Classes

Join the livestream Class! You can show up in your pjs! Grab your favorite hot tea and learn from the comfort of your home!

May 7, 2018

Contemporary Realism - The Heavier Painted Head in Corel Painter 2018 (intermediate approach)

Registration Closed but Replay is Available

June 4, 2018

The Classical Portrait in Corel Painter 2018 (a beginner approach to the head and shoulders)

Registration is Closed but Replay is Available

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!


For a limited time, bundle the Rose Gold Sunset Collection, Traditional Remixed Collection, and Monet Evening Collections together and save! Click here for more information!

Bundle My Backgrounds!

Painterly Falsies FLASH SALE!

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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Rose Gold Sunset Backgrounds Collection

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

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Traditional Remixed 2018 Backgrounds Collection

11 New hand painted backgrounds inspired by classical compositions and palettes!

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Monet Evening Backgrounds Collection

This new 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

NEW BETA Animal Brushes (Beta) 2018

Compatible with Corel Painter 2018 (and newer) this new pack of 18 brushes offers a wide range from silky and realistic to heavy alla prima! 

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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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