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Learn to Draw: Landscape

with Amy Wynne

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About The Class

Join instructor and professional painter, Amy Wynne, as she teaches this introduction to drawing the landscape. She’ll share how to use a fountain pen, brushes, water, a pencil and a viewfinder to go out and capture the space and environment around you.

In this class, Amy will cover:

  • Surveying the landscape: seascapes, countryside, and industrial
  • Composition: nature sketching as a sensory diary
  • Using a viewfinder
  • Choosing your sky to land ratio
  • Achieving depth in your drawings
  • Establishing atmosphere and shadows

Amy will end the course with a series of drawing challenges to get you outside and drawing more every day! She’ll challenge you to draw the view from your car dashboard or your window at different times of day, keeping drawings in a field sketch journal.

Amy has been teaching painting and drawing for over 20 years at colleges across New England including the Rhode Island School of Design.


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Introduction

    05:20
  2. 02

    Composition

    05:00
  3. 03

    Depth

    05:05
  4. 04

    Atmosphere and Shadows

    15:52
  5. 05

    Using Grid System

    07:14
  6. 06

    Scale

    08:29
  7. 07

    Outro

    02:27

Meet Your Expert

Amy Wynne

Amy Wynne received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the New York Academy of Art in Manhattan and her BA from Smith College in Art History and Cultural Anthropology. She has been teaching painting and drawing for over 25 years. For 10 years, she taught full time at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

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33% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • Joyce

    June 2019

    Has motivated me to go out and sketch.

  • Rafe O'Donoghue

    September 2019

    Very different to what was expected

  • Marius Dan Tanef

    January 2019

    Not exactly what I expected. The videos look more like a summary for the real class. I know this is fundamentals but it is too brief. No charcoal or graphite technique even mentioned just a water-based crayon sketch. Very disappointing!

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