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Designing Landscape for Drawing and Painting with Steve Huston

Designing Landscape for Drawing and Painting
Learn the Fundamentals of Landscape Use thumbnail sketches to design and invent landscape scenes

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Steve Huston
Composition, Drawing, Landscape
Sharpie pen
48m 19s

In this video lessons world-renowned artist Steve Huston continues his landscape series by focusing on the elements of design for landscape drawings and paintings. Steve will show you how to break your composition into quadrants to help analyze the compositional and three-dimensional elements including perspective. Steve will cover how to establish the right frame for your work, how to compose the landscape itself and work with symmetry and asymmetry in relation to compositional balance. You will also learn techniques to show variety in your work as well as creating distance or space.


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