Landscape Drawing
Landscape Drawing
Landscape Drawing
Landscape Drawing
Vilppu Academy

Landscape Drawing

Regular price $900.00 $0.00

Starting September 19, 2022 

Landscape drawing is, in realty, the study of nature. 

The landscape  is only second to the human figure as a subject of artistic expression.

In this class I am taking a step by step approach to drawing landscapes, using a variety of tools and subjects in a logical process, demonstrating all of the many elements of nature which surrounds us in our everyday life.

Weekly lessons will include demonstrations on the fundamentals of drawing different types of trees and plants, leaves and  flowers, mountains, rocks, ground, sky, clouds, water, composition and ways to create space and atmosphere in your drawing. 

My approach to materials is keep it simple. The real tools are how we use them to describe and communicate what we see , composition being a major element in the process. All demonstration are from nature not from photographs. 


  • Carpenters pencil 6B and 8B preferred brand General
  • water soluble graphite 8B and 6B and 2B
  • Caran d'Ache watersoluble black pencil
    - watercolor crayon sepia, umber
    Albrecht Durer watersoluble pencil Sanguine or Burnt Ochre #3510-  077 or Faber Castell Watersolubel pencil Sanguine or dark red
    - Carbothello white or other white pencil for working on toned paper
  • Waterbrush
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Xacto knife or other tool for sharpening pencils
  • Sandpad
  • Paper
    • Sketchbook that will accept wet media
    • Glenn prefers Moleskine Sketchbook 8 1/2 x 11 or larger
    • Hot press watercolor paper
    • Canson paper medium value blue/ gray and or tan 
  • Water soluble Faber Castel or Caran d;Ache Pencils Sanguine or dark red shades  Black, Small set of watercolors Waterbrush 
  • Small watercolor set
  • Fountain Pen with converter so that you can add your own ink
    • - Fountain Pen and Ink 
    • (Glenn prefers Namiki Falcon Pen with SF nib (very flexible)  similar color ink. Namiki Falcon is a bit expensive,(about $150) but is very reliable and will last many years)
    • Second choice is Caran d'Ache 849 with Fine nib.
      Other pens are also acceptable
  • ink
    • Glenn uses Mont Blanc Toffee Brown or Diamane Warm Brown you may choose any sepia or reddish brown ink

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