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Welcome to Winter Open Studio! This class will introduce you to the new Texture Source Blending and Texture Cover brush categories in Painter 2017. You will discover the simple yet effective ways to impart beautiful imagery using the new Texture brushes included in Painter 2017! You will start by learning the fundamentals and once you do you are free to follow your artistic muse. I will take you step by step through the process which will strengthen your skill set going forward. This class also includes a live webinar session where I will personally demonstrate the steps to create these lovely images. There are many techniques that will enable you to express your creativity in so many ways! Join me for some fun!

Your Guide


Karen Bonaker

Karen’s feeling is that everyone has the ability to draw and paint, we just need to learn how to develop our own gifts, and Digital Art Academy is the venue to achieve that goal. Karen is a veteran of online training and an instructor at Digital Art Academy . Karen looks forward to helping you explore the world of digital painting; it has been a wonderful journey for her! Credits: Corel Elite Painter Master Corel Painter Beta Team Corel Painter Advisory Council Founder Digital Art Academy

About this Course

Skill Level

  • Intermediate

Software Requirements

  • A working copy of Corel Painter® 2017 or greater is required. Remember that you can download a 30-day trial version of the software to use for this class.
  • A Wacom Pen Tablet & Stylus- Using a Mouse is not the optimal tool for digital painting

Hardware Requirements

  • 4 GB of Ram or better Note: For optimum performance, your system should have 8 GB of Ram or better
  • A system capable of running Corel Painter ® 2017



Texture Cover What is it?

This lesson will introduce you to the Texture Cover and Texture Source Blending brush categories! You will discover the many ways to create wonderful images while using this amazing brush category. 

Class Overview -What Will I Receive For Joining This Course?

  • Me! I am here for you during the entire course! Should you have any questions I am more than happy to help you on your digital journey.
  • Image Resource files. High quality reference images for your use in class and additional bonus! content.
  • A Custom Brush Box Palette
  • High Quality Video that you can download or stream on your computer.

Who Is This Course For?

  • People who love to paint with Corel Painter!
  • Digital Artists
  • Art enthusiasts

Terms of Use Digital Art Academy

Thank you for enrolling in Digital Art Academy (DAA)! 

By purchasing this course, you are agreeing to these terms for personal or professional use: 

 - This license extends only to the original purchaser and cannot be sub-licensed, resold,transferred or redistributed in any manner. 

 - Any course you have purchased from DAA cannot be resold, shared, loaned or redistributed on its own or used in a product offered for sale where the item can be extracted. Any course you have purchased from DAA cannot be used to create derivative action, presets, brushes, digital textures,images you offer for sale.  

 - You may not redistribute or post any DAA course to the internet for any reason.  

 - You are, however,welcome to use resources in this course in the creation of your art that you offer for sale, your client work - personal and professional.  

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