Creative Catalyst Productions - Paint Acrylic Landscapes: Light and Shadow in Plein Air with Mark Meha

Paint Acrylic Landscapes: Light and Shadow in Plein Air with Mark Mehaffey


Artist: Mark Mehaffey
Producer: North Light
SKU: 22-MM7d
Runtime: 67 mins
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Learn how to paint en Plein air with Mark Mehaffey as he demonstrates how to paint a trestle bridge in dramatic morning light.


Using a limited palette of primary colors, he creates beautiful greens, blues, lights, and shadows. Begin with an overview of the materials Mark utilizes when painting on location, then find out how to create a value plan sketch in order to work out the composition of your painting prior to blocking in the large shapes. You'll learn how to mix colors using arestricted palette of primary colors in warm and cool tones to make vibrant hues and shades. Then, you'll discover how to add smaller shapes and refine them.


Acrylics in a split primary palette of Holbein and Golden colors:
Cadmium Yellow Light (cool)
Cadmium Yellow Deep (warm)
Quinacridone Crimson (cool) or Alizarin Crimson Hue
Cadmium Red Light (warm)
Phthalo Blue (cool)
Ultramarine Blue (warm)
Titanium White
Brites (short flats), Winton brand or Rosemary (bristle and nylon)
Palette knife
Pre-gessoed Ampersand panels
Soltek Easel
Water and water container
Plastic bag full of paper towels
Masterson Sta-wet Palette