Painting the Landscape 1

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Building 7, Precinct 75, 75, Mary Street, St Peters, NSW, 2044, Australia

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The Art Room, Building 7, Precinct 75, 75, St Peters, NSW, 2044, Australia.




This workshop is designed to help you understand and develop a method for painting the landscape.


This full day class is suitable for beginners as well as for those individuals who want to improve their work or to learn more about the subject.


Although the class is in oils, the content is also suitable and applicable for other media such as acrylics.


During this first session we will cover the following topics:

  • Landscape composition and design. Simplifying the subject
  • The use of value and tonal sketches 
  • Colour palette and mixing
  • The use of value and colour to create the illusion of light
  • The use of value to greate spacial depth in a painting
  • Linear and aerial perspective
  • Direct and indirect method


During this first session, we will focus on indirect painting and first we will complete a monochromatic tonal painting.

In the second part of the class, we will also paint over an underpainting in full colour, matching colour to the right tone. We will use techniques such as glazing and scumbling. 


We will cover topics such as mountains, trees and sky.


All materials are included and participants will take with them the work they do during the day.


Session 2 will be held on Sunday 22nd March 2019

During session 2 we will focus on direct painting method.

We will be focusing on painting water, lakes, ocean and water reflections.


You can attend any of the sessions or both at a reduced price.



Supplied: All painting materials including standing and seated easels.


What to Bring: BYO Lunch


Please bring with you an apron or come wearing clothes that you do not mind if stained. You can easily be stained with oil paints. Bring a notebook to take notes


Catering: Morning tea/coffee and afternoon refreshments. BYO Light Lunch.


Accommodation: N/A


Terms & Conditions

By taking part in a workshop you will be agreeing to the following conditions.


Liability Waiver

Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property brought into class premises.


Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events.


Photo & Video

Photos or videos are allowed ONLY after asking the artist whether it is allowed to do so.


I agree to give Christopher Vidal unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken during classes and events. Photos will only be used through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general promo material.

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