Every moment in nature is changing and can be quite difficult to capture. Join Louis as he shares the building blocks of seascape plein air painting techniques to capture essential information in a three hour study. He will go over decision making for composition, color, and mood as the variables of nature continue to progress through the day.
Many of the great landscape painters of the past would spend hours in nature acquiring information through quick studies as reference for larger studio projects. Louis will take you through similar steps, pushing time constraints and gathering as much information as possible to create a beautiful sketch.
The 85 minute video will include:
-Establishing the composition
-Working from background to foreground
-Using perspective to create distance in nature
-The anatomy of waves and clouds
-Saving details for the end and directing the eye