How to Paint a MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE in ACRYLICS

Published December 16, 2020 123 Views $0.07 earned

Rumble Mountains are one of my favourite subjects to paint and it’s also a good subject to paint if you are learning to paint landscapes as it’s much easier to see the different tones and values in the scene you are painting.

I normally paint art works in oils but I’ve had a few requests for me to do a painting tutorial using acrylics so this is for the acrylic painters. However if you are an oil painter you still may find this painting tutorial useful as the principles of colour and tone are the same.

For some people painting in oils is not practical, so I wanted to show you that you can still get some good results with acrylics. Also the fact that they dry very quickly can be an advantage.

In this painting tutorial I cover the step-by-step process how I painted this mountain landscape in acrylics. I will also cover the following:

Composition
Colours
Brushes
Blocking in the painting
Adding details
Final details

If you would like to paint along with this, check out the link below for the written notes that accompany this video. Feel free to copy the painting and copy / use the reference photos that are in the written tutorial.

https://www.samuelearp.com/new-blog/2019/8/4/how-to-paint-a-mountain-landscape-in-acrylics

5 Composition Ideas to Improve Your Landscape Painting:

https://www.samuelearp.com/new-blog/2019/7/16/5-composition-ideas-to-improve-your-landscape-painting

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