The Basic Principles of Landscape Art

Landscape painting, also known by the term landscape art, refers to the painting of actual natural scenery, such as hills and valleys, forests, rivers and rocks. The focus is often on a wide flat view without any visual or technical references. Landscape paintings are often executed on a smaller scale, mimicking the look of real life. In most cases, all the aspects of the painting is done at the same high resolution. The viewer can see every detail in landscape paintings and is able to appreciate the beauty of the environment.

Landscape paintings have been around since ancient times. Many …