Oil Painting: Dan Young's Harmony and Depth in Landscapes

0808younggal8_600x505 In the Fall 2008 issue of Workshop  magazine,we discussed how Dan Young helped both beginners and experienced painters develop their skills by showing them how to simplify forms, increase the sense of light, push background shapes into the distance, and achieve color harmony. Here, we present more of the artist's completed work.

 

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Colorado Winter
oil, 8 x 10. Private collection.
Just a Flash
oil, 12 x 16. Private collection.
Morning on the Colorado
oil, 10 x 12. Private collection.

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On The Edge
oil, 16 x 24. Private collection
Return of the Snow Moon
oil, 10 x 12. Private collection.
Spring Breaks
oil, 10 x 12. Private collection.

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Spring Moon Rise
oil, 20 x 24. Private collection.
Spring Overwhelm
oil, 20 x 24. Private collection.
Winter Twilight
oil, 20 x 24. Private collection.

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7 thoughts on “Oil Painting: Dan Young's Harmony and Depth in Landscapes

  1. thanks for showing more of Dan Young’s art.Dan came to Kentucky ,in lexington,awhile back he was invited by Toni Peterson who was the one to introduce us to his working methods.I am a deaf artist Dan took time to work with me and help , he is a truly gracious artist and person ,Jack Cochran

  2. How might I get a copy of the magazine article? I need this very much. I can see in Dan’s paintings some elements I am struggling with in mine at this time.

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