Landscape Painting for the Beginner

Finish a professional level landscape painting by acrylic in easy ways for the beginner
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Landscape painting is very popular and a fun, but it's very difficult for the beginner or someone who is short of the foundation of drawing, color theory and painting techniques. In the meanwhile, going to art school is painful sometimes, the higher tuition fees and high commuting time will stop your dream of art.

This course is very good choice if you have those headaches.

In this course, I will show you step by step to finish the painting process, I started from the introduction to simple set painting materials, guide you through the color mixing in 3 easy to follow ways. giving out the demo of canvas primming, doing the detailed demo for whole painting process. I will even show you how to frame your painting.

All of those methods came from many years art teaching experience, lots of useful tips came from the common difficulties that beginners usually have.
I hope my course can help you to start your art journey,

What are the requirements?

  • There is no any drawing or painting experience needed
  • Simple set of painting materials: 8"x10" canvas, good quality acrylic paints: 3 primary colors plus white, 2 size brushes, pallette.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Finish a professional like landscape painting on 8"x10" canvas
  • Begin to establish the confidence in canvas drawing, color mixing, painting by acrylic

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginners for painting

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.



Introduction of myself and my vision of art teaching, bring out the goals of this course. the painting picture is available for reference


Introduction painting materials including canvas, paints,brushes, palette, water container etc

this simple set painting materials won't cost high but is very efficient for high quality painting.


I will tell you why the drawing is necessary for the beginner, will show you how to analyze the picture before you are drawing, compose and manage the drawing on canvas, will show you how to make your drawing to be finished precisely in finding the landmark points.


Explain the reason of canvas priming and the consideration of priming color selecting. demo in detail of priming process.


This is the core step of the course, I will show you how to start to mix all colors that you need by 3 primary colors and white, I will show 3 practical ways of color mixing. the coloring mixing test sheet is downloadable for your practicing.


We start to paint from the sky, I will show you how to mix the color and paint, the important demo of this lecture is the way of color transiting and blending.


In this step, the light and shadow concept will be simplified, the contrast of light/dark, warm/cool will be delivered in the very easy way. we will get inspired through painter's eyes


Explain the difference between black and darkness, showing another way of color blending, the short demo of the "magic" of brush cleaning in 3 slots water container.


, Good framing can make your painting looks more nicely, I will show you 2 ways of canvas framing


Painting is a fun, Painting in your style is more than a fun, Addressed the importance of creativity in landscape painting. announcement of the road map in further study.

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Instructor Biography

Jerry Jiao, Oil/acrylic/watercolor artist and teacher

Hi , I am a professional artist and teacher . After the graduation from Sheridan College , one of the most famous art school in north America , I started my career of art creating and teaching . I'm running my own " Fun Day Art Studio " in Toronto Canada . I'm specialized in drawing and painting , such as still life , landscape , portrait and figure . I've been teaching art for 15 years , I helped hundreds of students to find their talent for art and enjoy their life when they're doing their art work , I believe everyone has the endless creativity , who just needs to be inspired , I wish I can be the one that can ignite your engine of imagination by sharing my experience . I love teaching , I love the happy faces of my students after they achieved their own artwork . I also get inspired and surprised by their creative and beautiful mind .

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