Learn the basics of landscape painting in plein air! Students will explore the elements found in a landscape and learn to put them together to create a successful composition. Topics will focus on the visual components of landscape painting: color relationships, composition, creating distance, atmosphere and understanding light and shade. In this class, you will learn how to work outdoors and deal with materials and the unique challenges of outdoor painting.
Instruction will include demonstrations, critiques and class discussion as well as individual guidance. Students can choose to work in watercolor, oil, acrylics or with sketching materials.
Note: Elective for Art & the Creative Process Certificate. Prerequisite: Introduction to Painting or experience in selected medium. Materials list will be distributed at first class meeting. If you have art materials already, bring them to the first class for the instructor to review.
Course Number: ART-40414
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)