Gouache Landscape Painting with Mike Hernandez (Online Course)

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This foundational gouache painting course focuses on the observation, understanding and design of lighting and color to create immersive landscapes. Students will learn how to see and understand how color and lighting works through the study of nature around us. Through the studies, students will compose, experiment and push their colors based on these foundational skills learned from this class to create paintings that are rich in narrative mood yet grounded in reality.

(Since this is an online class, there are no in person group painting sessions required. But the students are encouraged to paint outdoors weekly to try the lessons taught in the course.)


You will receive all the class-related emails for this course about a week before the first day of class.


CLASS #: 117
TIME: Tuesdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (PST)

START DATE: February 13, 2024

DURATION: 10 Weeks*


- Intro to Perspective
- Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching

MATERIALS: Computer, Wacom (or Cintiq), and Photoshop or equivalent. Traditional Gouache Painting Supplies (paper, paint, brushes, etc.) 

INSTRUCTOR: Mike Hernandez is a very experienced animation Production Designer/ Visual Development Artist that is well known for his bold use of color, lighting and depth in his work. Some of his past projects include “Sinbad”, “Spirit”, “Shrek 4”, “Bee Movie”, “Monsters vs Aliens”, and “Turbo”

TIME ZONE: All CDA class days/times listed above are based on the Los Angeles PST/PDT time zone.

REFUND POLICY: For details about our class refund policy, please visit our "Refund Policy" and "Terms of Service" pages.


*Due to reasons such as instructor sick day, family emergencies, storm, earthquake, fire, flood, or other unforeseen circumstances, Concept Design Academy reserves the right to push any class back 1 week in schedule if necessary. Students are strongly recommended to plan their schedule with some flexibility in mind to avoid schedule conflicts. 

*** Limit one seat purchase for each class per student. Multiple seat purchase of same class will not be honored. ***