Heather Chinn

Heather Chinn

Heather “The Painter” is an award winning Corel Painter Master Elite, Golden Artist Educator, Corel Approved Painter Educator, PPA Master Artist,Master Photographer, Master Craftsman, and all around painting & research geek. An experienced live presenter, she has been teaching Corel Painter and mixed media at multi-day workshops, seminars, and PPA affiliate schools nationally for the last nine years. Heather’s masterpieces are consistently featured in the prestigious, annual Loan Collections where only a small percentage of the world’s best photographic artwork is selected among thousands of entries. Her belief that anyone can easily use Corel Painter to create their own keepsakes led her to a speaking platform at the beautiful Phoenix Symphony Hall for the Professional Photographers of America’s International Convention in Phoenix, Arizona in January 2014. A multi time Diamond and Platinum Photographer of the Year at the International Print Competition, Heather recently was approved as an IPC artist juror.

Turn your photographs into beautiful paintings! Join Heather the Painter as she introduces you to Corel Painter 2017, and shares her tips and workflow to show you how to easily create custom paintings from your photos. Using a Wacom tablet for greater control and a natural brush stroke, Heather starts with an orientation to Painter, how to customize brushes, and how to configure your Wacom tablet for optimal settings. From there she expertly steps you through her workflow as she transforms a portrait photograph into a stunning painting. Whether you are painting for yourself or your clients, you’ll have a great foundation for getting the most out of Corel Painter.

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Turn your photographs into beautiful paintings! Join Heather the Painter as she introduces you to Corel Painter 2017, and shares her tips and workflow to show you how to easily create custom paintings from your photos. Using a Wacom tablet for greater control and a natural brush stroke, Heather starts with an orientation to Painter, how to customize brushes, and how to configure your Wacom tablet for optimal settings. From there she expertly steps you through her workflow as she transforms a portrait photograph into a stunning painting. Whether you are painting for yourself or your clients, you’ll have a great foundation for getting the most out of Corel Painter.