I recently completed an online class from Anita Lehmann called, “Translating Landscapes.” The class was hosted by Carla Sonheim.
I am still learning so much from this class!! Anita is a wonderful teacher. She is also a licensed architect in Washington State.
Exploring the elements of design in landscape has helped me to SEE my subject in a different way. I am learning to see more abstractly as “shapes.”
We warmed up with a favorite subject of mine, PEARS! I enjoyed experimenting with a variety of art materials using the design elements on a 6 x 6 inch paper:
Next, I applied the design elements to my photo from the lake:
Here are my favorites from this exploration:
“Motive” combines several design elements into one design.
If you’d like to learn more about Anita H Lehmann and view her art, please check out: Anitahlehmannartist.com or ahldraws on Instagram.