Paint Colorful Landscapes in the Studio.

Levels: All

Offered: 1 Sunday afternoon, 1/19/20, 12:30pm-4:30pm

Instructor: Maggie Renner Hellmann

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

In this Landscape painting class, Learn how to keep colors clean and fresh, and also learn about focal points, composition, value, perspective, shapes and volumes, color, edges, and how to use various contrasts to push and pull compositional elements within a painting. We will paint using personal or teacher supplied photos as reference. Maggie will guide you through the painting process step by step with demos and assist you in creating one painting during the class. For a detailed materials list for both acrylic or solvent free oil paint is available by clicking the blue “Download Materials List” link below!


Solvent-free oil or acrylic welcomed to join the class!




MAGGIE RENNER HELLMANN appeared in international publications such as ‘The Artist’s Magazine’ and has won numerous Best of Show and International awards for her Seascapes and Landscapes. Maggie won a painting competition scholarship and received her Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Illustration at SJSU, Advanced fine art studies at ‘Lorenzo de Medici’ Art Institute, Florence, Italy and studies with Ovanes Berberian, Calvin Liang and Ray Roberts. Maggie is a well known painting teacher who teaches locally and in Tuscany, Italy regularly. A long time Open Studios Artists and Gallery Represented Painter, Maggie’s work is collected internationally.