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Hand Painted Backgrounds and Textures


Introducing Mini Packs and Singles!

From worn patinas to acid washes there are a plethora of textures for the sophisticated painterly portrait.

Hot & Hazy

August's Mini Pack includes (7) high resolution jpeg backgrounds sized to 3200x4000 pixels

Only $30

Stamped in Humidity

July's Mini Pack includes (8) high resolution jpeg backgrounds sized to 3200x4000 pixels

Only $32

Berry Blush

SINGLE

High resolution tif background sized to 5357x4200

Please note this is not found in any backgrounds collections.

Only $8

Greige Greens

SINGLE

High resolution tif background sized to 5357x4200

Please note this is not found in any backgrounds collections.

Only $8

Leaf Relief in Grey

SINGLE

June's high resolution tif background sized to 4500x5100 pixels.

Please note this is not found in any backgrounds collections.

Only $8

Heather's Background Collections

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To Achieve The Hybrid Style in Corel Painter*

Consider:

  • Heather's Everyday Brushes as a basic brush set any time you are working with realism (skin)
  • For advanced Alla Prima brushes (as seen here), Heather's Signature and Sketching Collection (which requires more freehand brushwork)
  • If you are free-handing backgrounds versus dropping in textures, you'll want to consider the Brayers and Waxes sets (depending on your version of Painter) or the Background Speedy Scrubbers (which may be used with the "texture" palette.

 

*It is recommended to use Corel Painter 2019 or newer with a pressure sensitive stylus such as a Wacom tablet and pen


 

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To Achieve The Smooth Skin Style in Corel Painter*

You'll want to consider:

  • Heather's Everyday Brushes as a basic brush set

*It is recommended to use Corel Painter 2019 or newer with a pressure sensitive stylus such as a Wacom tablet and pen


 


Pair your tools with efficient training and textural overlays


Use Proven Tools to Save Time and Frustration

Experience superior hand painted backgrounds, effective tutorials, and hand brushed lettering with personality.

High Resolution Training Material

Heather's custom brushes have been the must have tool in many Corel artists' tool boxes for almost two decades. In fact, she's been sought out by Corel to design brushes for their packs. Heather will often spend over a year designing a brush collection.

Hand Painted Backgrounds and Texture Overlays (Digitized)

These exquisitely, layered, beauties have a variety of textures and color palettes for every portrait need. From delicate designs to bold alla prima strokes, these are the perfect texture overlays or background changes for your final digital edit.

Custom Hand Drawn Lettering

Custom transparent PSD layers designed for your brand hand painted by Heather with a calligraphic flair.



Why Invest In Heather's Brushes

Heather is a traditional artist that has designed Corel Painter brushes to mimic organic tools used in acrylic, oil, chalk, and encaustic media

Easy to pair brush methods (Ie: easily create interesting paintings using only three brushes)

Efficient

Seasoned brush designer

PPA Master Craftsman (education)

PPA Master Photographer & Master Artist

Corel Approved Painter 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

Invest in the Proper Tools

A Long History in Background Creation


 

Heather's backgrounds have a uniquely portrait painter signature.

Why?

Decades ago, she worked with large scale, traditional background creation on canvas rolls, walls, commercial ceiling murals, and three dimensional sculpture. Understanding texture how it plays with light and physical distance changed the way she would apply her shapes and values in 2D. Leading lines are always intentional with the large scale portrait in mind. 

Learn More About Heather


Clarity in Education and Excellence in Execution