Landscape Painting Techniques in Oil (Quick Studies) with Craig Nelson

Artist: Craig Nelson
Producer: North Light
SKU: 22-CN10d
Runtime: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

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Grab your oil paints and stopwatch as artist Craig Nelson teaches three timed art lessons on landscapes!


When you keep track of time, you learn how to become decisive and intuitive about your painting. Regardless of time, you can achieve successful paintings that have beautiful details--from trees to clouds, mountains to architecture, your landscape will be as full as the world around you! By studying how to use your brush, mix colors, blend paints, and layer your background, you will gain insight into the realm of oil paints. Work your way through three different paintings, and explore the land of oil painting!

This Video Features:

  • The 20-Minute - Rolling Hills
  • The 30-Minute - Cloudscape
  • The 40-Minute - Light & Shadows
  • Color Mixing
  • Blocking in Shapes
  • Blending and Adjusting
  • Intensifying Light and Shadow

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Materials List
Oil Paints
Titanium White
Naples Yellow light
Yellow Ochre
Cadmium Yellow
Cadmium Red light hue
Alizarin Crimson
Ultramarine Blue
Cerulean or Phthalo Blue
Sap green or viridian
Burnt Umber

Large Flat or filbert brush, nos. 10, 8, 4
Liner, no. 1 or 2

Hardboards; prepared with neutral colors
Unmounted canvas or linen, stained

Solvent-free gel
Odorless Turpentine


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