Mitchell Albala’s Landscape Painting

Mitchell Albala’s “Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice” (Watson-Guptill, 2009)

A concise visual tour of the popular book by Mitchell Albala, with more than 25 landscape paintings by the author and contributing artists. In the short time since its release, “Landscape Painting” has established itself as the “new classic” of its genre. It is a top seller at publisher Watson-Guptill, the #1 selling landscape book at (where readers give it a 5-star rating), and has been on Bookscan’s list of a top 50 selling art books.

• Includes “Chapter Shorts,” a brief description of each chapter
• Includes a handy “Plein Air Supply Checklist”
• Browse all images easily using the thumbnail preview.
• Zoom and rotate images to view additional details.

Mitchell Albala’s atmospheric and semi-abstract landscapes have been exhibited throughout the country. A respected teaching artist for more than 25 years, he currently teaches at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. He has also lectured at the Seattle Art Museum and written for American Artist. He hosts a popular educational blog at See more of his paintings at