Painting the Tree of Life

Learn to paint trees using a variety of techniques

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Do you love trees? Do you want to learn to paint them?

Since ancient times artists have honored trees as a sacred symbol of life and vitality, and you can too! In this class we will create paintings inspired by traditional tree images and the impressionist style.

This is an excellent class for both beginning and advanced students. Learn easy to use techniques for creating both abstract and realistic trees.

This self-study course features...

- Inspiring art and thoughts by artists from the past

- 6 video demonstrations with commentary to help you create your pieces from start to finish

Video 1: Painting Leaves

Video 2: Painting a Branch

Video 3: Painting a Stylized Symmetrical Tree

Video 4: Painting a Realistic Silhouette

Video 5: Painting an Impressionist Style Tree

Video 6: Painting a Fun Abstracted Tree Ring Design

- Tips to improve your drawing and painting skills

- Access to the nurturing and supportive Alchemy of Art Facebook group

Materials: Canvases of any size, acrylic paints, brushes, palette and sketchbook

Preregistration SALE:

This course starts October 16, 2020 with new lessons posted every Friday for six weeks.

Purchase on or before October 15th using promocode EARLYBIRD to receive 25% off! Click "Add coupon" on the checkout page.


Your Instructor


Vita a.k.a. Addie Hirschten is a contemporary impressionist painter, teacher, author and host of The Studio Alchemy Podcast. Books include "The Alchemy of Art: Stories for the Classroom" and "The Alchemy of Painting: Developing Your Style and Purpose."

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.