Course Description

Image by Ilene Sova

Building on basic painting skills, this course is designed for the beginner or intermediate painter who would like to develop landscape painting skills. Course topics include fundamental composition development, colour mixing, tonal values, and under-painting, with a focus on individual expression and developing a personal visual vocabulary. Students will be guided through surface techniques including brushwork, texture creation, compositional and conceptual decision-making, and colour choices. Studio work will be supported by tutorials and discussions that explore examples of contemporary landscape painting, content, technique and style.

Upon the successful completion of this course, students will:

  • Have developed stronger observation skills and gained confidence reproducing landscape elements in paint on canvas.
  • Establish an ability to paint landscapes with a variety of techniques.
  • Have an understanding of tonal value, colour mixing and sureness with producing unique colours from a simple palette.
  • Be able to generate unique compositions.
  • Build a broader understanding and appreciation of contemporary Landscape Painting practices.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in
Section Title
Landscape Painting Studio
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Jun 07, 2022 to Jul 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $545.00
Section Notes

Register at least 30 days prior to the start date to receive a $25.00 discount on your course.

Get your OCAD U ID Card: Instructions and How-To Submit Your Photo. Your OCAD U ID card is required to access campus.

Course Supply List

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvascloud.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

COVID-19 Protocols for On-Site Courses
By registering to take an on-site course at OCAD U’s School of Continuing Studies you agree to comply with the following requirements:

OCAD U ID CARD: Your OCAD U ID card is required to access campus.

Proof of Vaccination
1. Masks are Mandatory
2. Maintain Physical Distance Where Possible
3. Practice Good Hand Hygiene
4. Self-Assessments

Please see our registration policies for detailed information on COVID-19 protocols for on-site courses at OCAD U’s School of Continuing Studies. We will notify you with updates as the situation evolves.

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas.

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.