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Studio Landscape Painting from a Plein Air Sketch

In this 11-week course, instructor Marc Dalessio will teach you how to paint landscapes in oils using the sight-size method. You'll learn about the materials needed and how to select a landscape scene, create thumbnail studies, and make color sketches on location. From there, Marc will walk you through things to consider when choosing the best composition to enlarge in your studio. You will learn to block in, refine, glaze, and add details to the final painting. After this course, you'll possess the skills to masterfully capture outdoor scenes.

11 Lessons 29h 56m 52s of videos

Common Questions

Is this course beginner-friendly?

This course is appropriate for the intermediate level. You will benefit the most from this course if you have some landscape painting experience.

Are there any assignments in this course?

This course includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the materials taught by instructor Marc Dalessio. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.

What materials do I need to get for this course?

A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare.

Can I do this course digitally, using Photoshop or Procreate?

We highly recommend using traditional tools for this course. However, most New Masters Academy courses are designed to be done traditionally or digitally. Software changes constantly, but the fundamentals stay the same. It will be up to you to translate the information that you are learning to your software of choice.