The Art of Landscape - Development in Acrylic and Mixed Media 

Ref: C2423024

This course will introduce you to various approaches and techniques to drawing and painting landscapes specific to this season's themes for example, garden scenes or exterior environment - urban and rural. We will explore markmaking, composition, mixing mediums, using acrylics for colour blending, building up and defining tones and creating textures. This includes wax resist, pastels over acrylic, using gesso, adding collage and creating glazes in acrylic paint. Please look at the material list on Canvas before the first session.

Course aim

This course will explore different approaches to depicting the landscape specific to this season's themes, colours and natural forms and will focus on drawing into painting, using acrylic paints and mixing mediums.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Draw natural forms using a variety of markmaking techniques
  • Learn how to mix mediums to create texture
  • Apply acrylic paint to create glazes or impasto
  • Create exciting compositions using imagery as a starting point
  • Develop a personal style and feel confident in using new mediums

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A materials list is provided on Canvas - please read before the start of the course. Images will be sent prior to each session, although you can also use your own - printed or viewed away from Zoom You will be able to upload your photos onto a class viewing page so we can see the finished work.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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The Art of Landscape - Development in Acrylic and Mixed Media 

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This course is only available as part of this programme.


This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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