Greg Houston
Craftsy Instructor

Greg Houston earned his BFA from Pratt Institute and has been teaching illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art since 2006. His versatile style has garnered him magazine, film and music industry clients, as well as awards from the American Advertising Federation.

Greg's Craftsy Classes


Painting the Imagined Landscape in Acrylics

Explore traditional and imagined landscape paintings as you learn foundational acrylic techniques from award-winning illustrator Greg Houston. Discover how to use color and artistic devices to convey mood, and create an underpainting that sets the stage for your landscape composition. Define ground, sky and shadows and build layers of warm and cool hues with expressive energy. Once you’ve mastered the classic landscape motif, play with color palette, texture and style to create a surreal scene inspired by your unique artistic vision. Enhance your painting with layering, glazing and ethereal effects and create an imagined landscape that shows off your creative style.

$19.99 $39.99

Meet Greg

Greg's Projects

Imagined Landscape No. 2
Imagined Landscape No. 1
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