Abstracting the Landscape
This 3 day course will cover all the basics of landscape painting, from deciding what to paint and creating a simple value pattern to finishing with exciting textures to keep your work painterly and exciting. Students will learn to see value and structure and create a compelling composition in the beginning. Next they will create a harmonizing color palette that allows freedom while painting yet guarantees a beautiful result. Plenty of tips on good studio practices and fun ways to abstract or subdue edges. Students may work in acrylic or oil and instructor will demo in both.