Mammoth Memory

Landscape – A painting of a view across an area of land

(Pronounced land-skeip)

Note: Landscapes are one of the principle types of western art, they can be rural or urban.

To remember what landscape means, use the following mnemonic:

The land in the painting allowed the desk worker to escape (landscape) for a few moments, pretending she was there, with a view across an area of land.

The land in the painting allowed the desk worker to escape (landscape) for a few moments, pretending she was there, with a view across an area of land.

Ivan Aivazovsky, 1863, The Caucasus

Ivan Aivazovsky, 1863, The Caucasus

For this project, you will need to create and use a viewfinder, explained in the Mammoth Memory en plein air section. Once you have your viewfinder, use it to select a section of landscape to draw.

For this project, you will need to create and use a viewfinder, explained in the Mammoth Memory en plain air section. Once you have your viewfinder, use it to select a section of landscape to draw.

Using your viewfinder and the Mammoth Memory grid method to sketch the landscape onto your canvas or paper.

Using your viewfinder and the Mammoth Memory grid method to sketch the landscape onto your canvas or paper.

You can be as detailed or as impressionistic as you like with landscape paintings.

Finish your piece in your chosen medium.

Finish your piece in your chosen medium.

But if you want to produce an even more exciting landscape then please do, like ours below. 

But if you want to produce an even more exciting landscape then please do, like ours below. 

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