Exploring Landscape Painting!

Capturing the beauty and essence of a landscape is very exciting and rewarding. So why consider creating a landscape painting ?

As months,days and hours pass by wherever we live the landscape around us is changing. Different seasons, different temperatures, different times of day our landscapes are evolving. Their mood changes.

It may be your backyard landscape or your favourite holiday destination but we all can close our eyes and imagine a landscape we love. A landscape that speaks to us.

You may be new to painting or more experienced. I encourage you to come on a journey of discovery. Together lets explore the fascinating and addictive world of landscape painting!

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Sketch and Draw . . . Learn about sketching and how it is the foundation for quality drawings and paintings. Consider drawings as an artform in its own right. Discover top tips on composition.

Painting a Landscape . . . Why paint a landscape? Lots of ideas about painting on location, the impressionist landscape, painting landscapes and being a landscape artist.

Colour . . . Why we use it, and how to use it . . . Consider colour theory, color wheels, color mixing and being a colorist.

Acrylic Landscape Painting . . . Discover the benefits and skills involved in using acrylic paints. Learn about acrylic landscape painting techniques, how to incorporate flowers into the landscape, and meet other acrylic landscape artists.

Mixed Media Painting . . . Find out about this contemporary style of painting. Understand the different media used. Learn new techniques and be challenged to explore monthly projects.

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Themes in Landscape Painting . . . Explore the many themes covered, including seasonal landscapes, beach and coastal landscapes, the English landscape and more specific areas such as trees in landscape painting.

Materials . . . Masses of information about different paints, brushes, papers, the list goes on and on. Learn about new art supplies being brought onto the market. Share your ideas and opinions.

Image gallery . . . Browse through this valuable resource, where you can learn about landscape images and source material. Look through the library of landscape photographs and download helpful images.

Gallery of landscape paintings . . . Enjoy the paintings in this vibrant and interesting gallery.

Step by step painting instructions . . . Follow step by step tutorials.

Art Classes . . . Art classes explained and discussed.

Landscape Painting Tution How online tution and lessons can be really helpful.

Mixed Media Workshops . . . Workshops exploring mixed media painting run by Marion Deacon.


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about the artist
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Need information? Have a question? - Contact Me at Exploring-Landscape-Painting.com
See where Marion Deacon's paintings are being exhibited.
A gallery showcasing of Marion's Paintings
Sketch and Draw
Sketch and Draw ...the what, when and how .
Colour ... some of the mysteries explained.
Painting a Landscape
Painting a landscape....How to choose what to paint.
Landscape Painting Themes
Explore some of the diversity of landscape painting themes
The Coastal Landscape
To explore and understand the challenges of painting the coastal landscape
The Seasonal Landscape
Information and ideas about exploring The Seasonal Landscape
Acrylics - how they are flexible and versatile.
Acrylic Landscape
Acrylic Landscape ... All about acrylics and how they can be used to capture the magic of a landscape.
Mixed Media Painting
Mixed Media painting explained
Mixed Media Techniques
Discover new mixed media techniques
Mixed Media Mediums
A brief explanation of mixed media mediums
Daisy Painting
Daisy Painting - a step by step guide
field painting
A step-by-step guide to creating a textural field painting
How To Paint
'How to Paint' ... painting rules explained to help you improve.
Palette Knife Work
Palette Knife Work - information and ideas
Is It Finished?
Top tips on deciding is it finished when completing a painting.
Painting Diary
In 'Painting Diary' Marion shares her passion for painting outdoors
Landscape Painting Tutorials
How landscape painting tutorials can be very effective
Landscape Painting Tuition
Landscape painting tuition is all about wanting to learn and improve your painting techniques.
Art Materials
Art materials - Explanations of what they are, how they work, where to buy them and how to look after them.
Art Supplies
art supplies available on the high street and internet
Modern Greetings Cards
Discover all about handmade, modern greetings cards based on landscape paintings.
About SBI
Learning about SBI will help you create a website that works!!!
My Painting blog
All the latest news about exploring landscape painting.
links library
A links library of links to sites of creative people