Landscape Painting (CSPN 112)

Landscape painting is an enriching practice that allows artists to develop profound connections with the natural world. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of the skills and techniques essential to convey the essence of landscapes on canvas. As a practice, landscape painting encourages a heightened sense of observation, allowing you to view the world through a creative eye, and find an outlet for reflections on nature. This course will encourage you to develop your observation and visual interpretation skills, from the play of light and colour to variations in scale and perspective, to intricate details of flora and fauna. Explore diverse artistic styles and approaches, applying your understanding of composition and color to evoke emotion, atmosphere, and meaning. By the end of the course, your landscape paintings will showcase your capacity to analyze and represent the essence of natural scenes on canvas. Whether you aspire to be a professional artist or are searching for a fulfilling and meditative practice, landscape painting is a gateway to an everlasting appreciation for the wonders of our natural surroundings.

Contact Hours

24 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

To fully benefit from this course, prior experience with Painting is required. Painting from Life is recommended.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements

Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $517.60. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Course Format

Course offering is available either online synchronous (VCHAT) or on campus (GNWC). View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


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