Creative Box Studios

Acrylic Landscapes: Painting Rock Formations with Danika Ostrowski


Learn how to paint rock formation from one of the local masters of color theory, Danika Ostrowski. Using a limited color pallet, learn how to layer hues to create depth and balanced composition.

Materials needed for class + what's included in your creative box:

  • Round brush
  • 8x10" Watercolor paper
  • 5x7" Watercolor paper
  • Acrylic paint: Titanium White, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow, Prussian Blue
  • Sketching pencil
  • Palette for mixing
  • Color Wheel Handout
  • Green mixing guide Handout
  • "Rock Formation" handout

You'll Also Need:

  • Water cup
  • Paper towel or rag

Class is welcome to all levels. Recommended for intermediate to advanced. 

Danika Ostrowski paints both en-plein-air and creates in-studio work based on photographs, sketches and memories. She currently lives and works in Austin, Texas creating commissioned paintings and developing her own series of work which she exhibits throughout the country. Danika is a dedicated advocate for the preservation of public lands. She uses her platform as an artist to fundraise for the National Parks Foundation and spread awareness of conservation efforts.

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