Landscape Painting in the Studio

Landscape Painting in the Studio (4 Weeks)

Level: Beginner/Advanced Beginner

Price: LAC Members $145.00 / Non-Members $150.00

Class Description

Create landscape paintings from photographs and your imagination, and you’ll gain an understanding of the benefits and challenges of photo reference. We will discuss the best way to gather reference photos, and how to modify your painting for success. Composition, value and color principles will be discussed as we bring together an effective landscape. We’ll also consider how light reveals form and how to accentuate that. Prerequisite: First-Time Painting, Beginning Acrylic Painting or prior experience

10 am-1 pmFriday, November 30, 2018 to Wednesday, December 19, 2018John FleckRegister Online

Student Information


We can work with what paints you may already have, and can discuss what else you might want/need in the first class. If you don’t own any at all, the below will do nicely:

The Double, or Split Primary Palette ​(plus titanium white)​:
Warm Red – Cadmium Red Light
Cool Red – (permanent) Alizarin Crimson, or Quinacridone Red Warm Yellow – Yellow Ochre or Cad Yellow Medium
Cool Yellow – Cadmium Yellow Light or Cadmium Lemon Warm Blue – Ultramarine Blue
Cool Blue – Phthalo Blue

( and optionally some earth colors like Umbers or Siennas)

Assorted brushes, An assortment of flats, filberts and rounds, in a few size, Palette knife, For color mixing Turpenoid​ (if using oil paints)

Supports​ to paint on
Panels or stretched canvas - not too big or small, 11 x 14 is a nice size, Palette paper for mixing colors

I like Grey Matters paper by Jack Richeson, you can also get freezer paper from a grocery store
Bring tape for securing

Paper for sketching

Toned paper is valuable for quick value sketches something like a Strathmore Toned Tan or Grey sketchbook Along with a dark & light pencil for indicating values

Photo reference

Landscape photographs to work from (preferably your own photos)