It pleases me to announce several new Corel Painter X3 classes available for registration now. You will love them all!
Holiday Open Studio
It is time for the Digital Art Academy’s annual Holiday Open Studio. Corel Master Painter Karen Bonaker teaches two weeks with Elaina Moore-Kelly and myself each taking a week. Want four, fun-filled weeks full of painting Holiday Cheer? Then do join us for this special seasonal class. Holiday Open Studio starts November 9, 2013; closes for Thanksgiving week, and restarts on November 30, 2013. The dates are Open November 9 – November 22; Closed November 23 – November 29; Open again November 30 – December 13.
As a teaser, here is an image by Karen. She demonstrates how to create lovely images like this one.
Image by Corel Master Painter Karen Bonaker; Subject for Holiday Open Studio
Don’t miss Holiday Open Studio!
Introduction to Painter X3, Part 1
Elaina Moore-Kelly is well-known for her “Intro Courses for Corel Painter.” Part 1 of her Introduction to Corel Painter X3 is open for registration.
I know, you have used Painter for a several years and you don’t need an introduction course to Painter. Or, maybe you are just starting with Painter and are utilizing all the videos you can find on You Tube or various blogs, and you don’t think you need an Introduction course. Phooey on that. Yes, I am telling you, the advanced user and beginner, that you are very wrong.
Corel Painter is a very complex piece of software, which means it is difficult to learn. Time and again, experienced users surprise me with their shallow knowledge of Corel Painter. Yes, you can get by with limited knowledge and create stunning works, but imagine what you could produce if you knew the program more intimately. Extra knowledge improves work flow, too. Trust me; a second look at Painter is a “win-win” situation. The benefits you gain will more than justify the small cost of this class. If you are a beginner, the class prepares you to properly use all the bells and whistles of Corel Painter X3.
Elaina’s classes are beautifully crafted. The class is open enrollment, which means you can register at any time and work the assignments at your own pace. You may download all materials and use them when needed. Register for Introduction to Corel Painter X3, Part 1 now.
Corel Painter X3 Natural Media Studio: Opaques
Tim Shelbourne has a new class open at The Artists’ Quarter (TAQ), Corel Painter X3 Natural Media Studio: Opaques. Tim’s classes are always top-notch and I have enjoyed taking every one of them. This class has the added bonus of some new custom brushes created by Tim. The brushes are fabulous. He calls them Schmid brushes and they were inspired by the work of renowned artist, Richard Schmid. Check out this video on FB; https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152235582763032&set=o.508369542565533&type=2&theater.
Here is an example of an image created by Tim using his new brushes. In class Tim will demonstrate his techniques.
Tim Shelbourne’s Gunslinger, Corel Painter X3, using new Schmid brushes.
You will love Tim’s class: Corel Painter X3 Natural Media Studio: Opaques.
Well, that’s about it for this post. Do take these classes; you will be glad that you did.