Advanced Landscape Painting:
Independent Study and Advanced Topics

Mitchell Albala is a Seattle-based painter whose semi-abstract and atmospheric landscapes have been exhibited nationally and in Seattle at Lisa Harris Gallery. His book, Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice, is a national bestseller with nearly 37,000 copies in print. Mitchell is also a popular workshop instructor at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Pacific Northwest Art School, Winslow Art Center, Daniel Smith Artist’s Materials, and Arte Umbria in Italy. He has lectured on Impressionism and landscape painting at the Seattle Art Museum and written for International Artist and Artists & Illustrators magazines. His popular painting blog, which serves as a companion to his book, was awarded #12 on’s Top 75 Painting Blogs.
1:30-4:30 P.M.
Gage Capitol Hill
In this specially-structured class for the serious landscape painter, you’ll work on projects of your own choosing under the guidance of instructor Mitchell Albala. With weekly in-depth critiques and lectures on special topics, you will cultivate your personal landscape vision and style, hone your existing skills, or work on specific issues like color and composition. Individual assignments are recommended on an as-needed basis. Open to all media. Ideal for those who have previously studied with Mitch Albala or Suzanne Brooker. Level: Advanced. Homework: 3 to 6 hours per week.