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Finishing a Landscape Painting in Studio: The Live Oak with Stapleton Kearns

Finishing a Landscape Painting in Studio: The Live Oak
A Studio Finish NMA Studio, Huntington Beach, CA

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Instructor
Stapleton Kearns
Subjects
Painting
Topics
Composition, Design, Landscape, Light & Color
Mediums
Brush, Canvas, Oil Paints
Duration
3h 8m 45s

One distinction of New England-style painting is that landscape artists, like Stapleton Kearns, often finish up their paintings in the studio, after leaving the location. In this lesson, you will watch an example of how Stapleton completes his painting, with minimal use of photo reference. This lesson includes a lecture by Stapleton and T.M Nicholas, on Charles Movalli and his work at the Rockport Art Association.

This lesson belongs to the course Designing Your Landscape Painting. Follow Stapleton Kearns through the howling deserts of Joshua Tree, the coast of Point Lobos, and the colorful fall landscape of Vermont, as he teaches you the New England style of landscape painting. Stapleton will take you through his decision-making process on how to design and construct different elements in a landscape painting. Along the way, you will learn his tips and tricks on brushes, paints, and personal techniques.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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