Intro to Landscape Painting


Course Outline:

On this course you will learn a very specific approach to landscape painting in acrylics that ANYONE can follow.

You will learn about paint properties and brush technique, and then work through a number of practical exercises as you gain confidence in the medium. You will then apply your new skills to paint a scene of your choice.

Scene selection - what constitutes an attractive landscape painting

Colour theory and the effective use of a limited palette

Brush skills, transparency and layering, accuracy and accidentals

Drawing the scene, and a few tips in this area with an interesting historical perspective

Painting skies, land-forms and water

  • Start: Tuesday 30 July 2019
    Finish: Tuesday 24 September 2019
    Tuesdays , 7.00pm-9.00pm
  • Scots College Creative and Performing Arts CentreLocation
  • Brian NelsonTeacher
  • Adults and teensTarget Market
  • $380 for Term 3 2019 (9 weeks) Fee covers all materials and tuition.Price/Student (incl GST)
  • New EnrolmentEnrolment

About Brian Nelson

Brian Nelson has a Masters of Fine Arts.

He teaches graphics and workshop technology at Scots College. Prior to that he was a graphic designer and illustrator for over 20 years.

Our Location

Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
1 Monorgan Road
Wellington 6022
Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243