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Landscape Painting: Artists Who Love the Land

A lesson plan in this 1996 issue of Art to Zoo introduces students to the basic principles and techniques of landscape painting via the works of four American artists. Activities reveal some artistic tricks used in landscape paintings. Click the PDF icon to see the issue.

Landscape paintings

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Landscape [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Landscape painting by Ray Strong

Archives of American Art

Landscape [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum