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Painting the Alberta Landscape in Oil with Doug Swinton Video Download

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Join Doug Swinton as he paints on locations and shares tips for using a viewfinder to discover your composition, choosing a motive, balancing values, and staying loose!



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Plein air painting is one of the best ways to add freshness and authenticity to your landscape painting. In this video, Doug Swinton shares his complete painting process, from on location studies to final studio painting. You'll start with a valley full of dark pine trees and light greens as your subject, following along with Doug's painting tips as you paint dark to light and keep your brushwork loose. Throughout the video, Doug demonstrates his humor, his techniques, and his vast wealth of painting knowledge.

In this video, you'll:

  • Go through the entire painting process, from sketch to plein air study to studio painting
  • Learn the importance of balancing values
  • Practice negative painting and color mixing
  • Create the illusion of distance through composition and color
  • Get tips for critique and finishing touches

Preview Painting the Alberta Landscape in Oil now to learn tips for using a viewfinder to discover your composition, choosing a motive, balancing values, and staying loose!


Materials List

Surface

  • 7x9 linen panel
  • 16x20 linen canvas

Oil Paints

  • Titanium White
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Sap Green
  • Viridian Green
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Rembrandt Cold Grey

Brushes

  • Your favorite brushes in various sizes

Other

  • Viewfinder
  • Sketchbook
  • Pencil
  • Backpack
  • Tripod
  • Easel
  • Glass palette
  • Vine charcoal
  • Retouch varnish
  • Thinner
  • Frame

About the Artist

Doug Swinton is one of Canada's premiere plein air painters. He has a vast knowledge of art techniques and materials. He teaches classes and workshops throughout Western Canada and leads painting groups to various locations across the country.

"For me as an artist, the close proximity of the prairies, foothills, and mountains of Alberta make my home province a never-ending dream. I've been lucky to have painted in many countries, but to me there is still nothing more beautiful than a cold beer and a hot Calgary summer sunset."

Additional Information

SKU S7926
Product Type Video Download
Runtime 63 minutes
Instructor Doug Swinton
Skills Oil
Media Oil
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