Basics for Getting Started


A review of the exercises completed on the first day of class at Red Dot.


Homework and practice when you're just getting started. Painting by former student Casey Lancaster.


General rules for getting started. Detail of a painting by student Charla Cardin.


Learn the basics of how to place your imagery on your picture plane. Painting by student Jeanne Alexander.

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Practice with these step-by-steps in addition to learning them in class. Painting by student Lisa Himic.


Lots of info about painting landscapes, and helpful step-by-steps. Painting by former student Beverley Phillips.

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A few suggestions for subjects to try after you’ve done your first three required paintings.