How to Add Figures to Your Landscape Paintings

Malcolm Dewey, Artist and Author

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5 Lessons (20m)
    • 1. Common Errors with Painted Figures

    • 2. Getting Scale Correct

    • 3. How to Position the Figures Correctly

    • 4. Part 2: Painting Demonstration

    • 5. Add Foreground Figures


About This Class

Do you want to add more interest to your landscape paintings? 

Without doubt adding figures to a landscape painting can do so much for your painting. The problem is making the figures fit in. You want the figures to look natural and part of the scene. But so often the figures end up being a jarring element.

In these lectures we will look at the most common errors and how to avoid them. You will have the tips and information to add figures to your painting. Then try out to exercise and see how effective these techniques are.