Acrylic Landscapes Close to Home

Susan Stillman
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Meet Susan Stillman and learn about the tools used in this class.
Learn how Stillman finds inspiration in composing her pieces.
Stillman prepares and primes a wood board for painting and draws in her composition before teaching you useful color terminology.
Begin painting in general shapes of color of major objects in your composition.
Block in tree shapes and build up your foreground and background treelines.
Increase the degree of realism to your painting by add value and establishing focal points.
Refine and add further detail to clapboard house, the main subject of the piece.
Complete the painting by adding further light and form to buildings and trees and detailing the foreground.
8 Lessons
3  hrs 4  mins

Glimpse into the mind of an experienced artist and discover how her inspiration is photographed and translated into beautiful, jewel-like acrylic paintings. Capture spatial depth using atmospheric perspective, achieve the varieties of green in nearby foliage, and create a landscape glowing with warm light. You don’t need to travel to exotic locales for landscape inspiration – combine artistic vision and Stillman’s acrylic painting techniques to create landscape paintings of your own neighborhood.

Susan Stillman

Susan Stillman holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Brooklyn College. She also spent a year in Rome studying painting. She has been a member of the faculty of Parsons School of Design since 1983. Since 1978, her work has been published in hundreds of magazines, newspapers, posters and books.


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