Painting Landscapes: Explore Natural Landscapes

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AccessArt is compiling visual lists of artists, designer and makers who schools might like to use as sources of inspiration in the classroom.

In this pathway, for ages 9 to 16, we explore artists who paint natural landscapes. Use their work as the basis for conversation in the classroom. 

Continue your exploration by using the AccessArt resources below to enable your class to create their own paintings of landscapes #InspiredBy artists.

ages 9-11
ages 11-14
ages 14-16

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Inspired By Kurt Jackson

Kurt Jackson is an artist and dedicated environmentalist. He uses a range of materials and techniques to create large scale paintings. 

Kurt is drawn to marginal areas where nature can survive. The paintings highlight his interest in how the weather affects the landscape.

Kurt enjoys painting outdoors, often takes inspiration from the plants, birds and insects he finds as he paints.

Browse Kurt’s website to see more of his work.

Watch this video to find out more about Kurt’s interests, creative processes and projects…

Browse through more of his videos here.

Seascapes by Helen Glassford

Helen Glassford is a Scottish landscape painter. She has a particular interest in landscape and abstraction influenced by the elemental landscapes of Scotland. 

Whilst working she portrays how she feels, whilst watching and listening to the space around her.

See more of Helen’s work on her website.

And Use These AccessArt Resources...

Explore an Introduction to Landscape

Find out about the importance of looking and discovering when painting landscapes in this introduction to landscape painting.

Find more resources by Hester Berry on Landscape painting here.

Explore Painting Landscapes using Home Made Inks

Make your own inks from the landscape around you. Older students may benefit from this resource whilst younger students may find our Primal Painting resource more accessible.

Your inks will respond in the same way as watercolour. Experiment with your home made inks using this resource.

Use these techniques to create a Sculptural Sketchbook or paint a storm.


Pedagogy in 250 Words: 'How to Use Artists Work as Inpiration in the Classroom'

Pedagogy in 250 Words: 'How to Use Artists Work as Inpiration in the Classroom'

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