Online Painting Curriculum

Online Painting Curriculum

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Watch demonstrations of all these paintings in my Landscape Painting Fundamentals Course
Watch demonstrations of all these paintings in my Landscape Painting Fundamentals Course

Landscape Painting Fundamentals at Sentient Academy

I designed this course to teach and illustrate the basic principles of landscape painting. There are plenty of demonstrations with in-depth instruction and paintings filmed from start to finish. Watch every color mixture and brush stroke in Sentient’s split-screen viewing format.

All lessons have been filmed in high-quality 4K and are ready to stream from the Sentient Academy website.

All the following topics are explained and illustrated:

Block 1 Topics

  • Supplies
  • Drawing (shape accuracy)
    • Line
    • Shape
    • Space (positive and negative)
    • Perspective (linear and aerial)
    • Proportion
    • Measuring
  • Design
    • Principles of good design
    • Designs to avoid
    • Using Adobe Photoshop for design
  • Value (including high-key and low-key)
  • Color
    • Practical mixing methods
    • Complementary colors
    • Color temperature
    • Color harmony
  • Painting with a limited palette
  • Edge handling and texture
  • Paint application
Plein air painting demonstration from Landscape Painting Fundamentals Course by Dan Schultz at SentientAcademy.com
Plein Air Painting Demonstration

Block 2 Extended Demonstrations

Once you’ve completed the eight lessons in Block 1, you can continue learning with my extended demonstrations in Block 2.

  • Three plein air painting demonstrations
  • Four studio painting demonstrations

Community

Sentient Academy also features a community component. You can post images of your work as you go through the course so that other students and instructors can provide feedback.  

Design Lesson from Landscape Painting Fundamentals Course by Dan Schultz at SentientAcademy.com
Design Lesson

Pricing

You can purchase one-year unlimited access to my entire course for $130, including all lessons in Block 1 and Block 2. (That’s less than $10 per lesson!)

Or for $50 per month, you will receive access to one lesson per week, PLUS included weekly lessons from 10 other Sentient courses (the Skill Accelerator Bundle).

Get Started Today!

Brushwork Lesson from Landscape Painting Fundamentals Course by Dan Schultz at SentientAcademy.com
Brushwork Lesson

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2 Responses

  1. Claudia Conroy
    | Reply

    Are you working in oil or gouache?

    Claudia

    • Dan Schultz
      | Reply

      Hi Claudia — the course is focused on oil painting.

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