During this two day studio-based course Dave will introduce participants to the essential building blocks of representing the landscape in oil paint. These crucial aspects of theory will enhance your existing painting practice and allow you to move beyond simply painting ‘what you see’, allowing you to be more adventurous, creative and create more dynamic paintings. Each day will be a combination of classroom based tuition and some painting time to practice the concepts learned.
- Selecting a scene, editing and composition
- Value map and plane changes
- Theory behind Skies and sunsets
- Mixing greens and painting trees
- Aerial Perspective
Medium: Oil Paint
Participants: Maximum 8
Course level: The course is suitable for all levels, a basic competence in oil painting techniques is welcome.