Painting Dramatic Sunsets


In this workshop we’ll create two realistic sunset acrylic paintings with clouds and landscape. In the process you will learn how to:

• Balance muted and saturated colors
• Apply the right amount of detail in the right place
• Create depth and space using layering and glazing techniques
• Understand the differences between sunset light and day light and how this affects landscape colors.

Photo reference will be provided but you’re welcome to use your own reference.

Both online and in person workshops will include painting demos, student work feedback sessions, slideshow presentations, and eye training exercises. These combinations of activities are designed to help refine your painting techniques and observation skills. Photo references will be provided for all painting assignments. Students are welcome to bring their own photo references for their own paintings.

In person workshops will have extended painting sessions. During these sessions, students will get one-on-one mentoring from Wayne.

Online workshop students will have access to download a video file of the painting demo to refer to so they can paint along at home at their own pace. There will be critiques at the beginning of some of the classes.

Online workshop students are responsible for knowing how to:

Workshop level: All levels


Wayne's paintings using techniques taught in this workshop