sketchbook landscapes

Hello, fellow artists and nature enthusiasts! I’m delighted to welcome you to our “9 Days of Sketchbook Landscapes Acrylic Painting” online course. Over the next nine days, we’re going to embark on a creative journey that combines the wonders of acrylic painting with the unique charm of sketchbooks.

Now, you might be wondering, why paint in a sketchbook?

Well, let me share a secret with you—sketchbooks are a treasure trove for artists, and here’s why.

  1. Portability: Sketchbooks are like artistic companions that can travel with you anywhere.
  2. Spontaneity: Sketchbooks thrive on spontaneity. They encourage us to let our creativity flow freely without the pressure of creating a perfect, finished piece.
  3. Consistent Practice: The sketchbook is your practice arena. It’s where you can hone your skills, refine your techniques, and develop your artistic voice.
  4. Documentation: Think of your sketchbook as a visual diary of your artistic journey. It’s a place to document your ideas, experiences, and the evolution of your art over time.
  5. Cost-Efficiency: Sketchbooks are typically more budget-friendly than large canvases. They allow you to create a substantial body of work without breaking the bank.

So, as we dive into this course, remember that your sketchbook is more than just paper; it’s a gateway to artistic freedom, growth, and exploration. 

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Take A Look At The 9 day's Prompts

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Winter Night
Poppy Field
Crashing Waves
Sunset Beach
Aerial Beach
Bluebells Forest
Wheat Field
Misty Pines
Seaside Cliff

Sketchbook FAQs

  • How do I choose the right sketchbook for acrylic painting?
  • Can I use any sketchbook for acrylics, or do I need special paper?
  • What kind of paper is best for acrylic painting in a sketchbook?
  • How do I prepare the pages of my sketchbook for acrylic painting?
  • Should I gesso the pages of my sketchbook before using acrylics?
  • What’s the best way to prevent pages from sticking together when using acrylics in a sketchbook?
  • How to keep your paints from drying out?

Color List

Want to know what colors used in each of the 9 paintings? Click on the painting name below to see more details.

Day 1: Winter Night

Phthalo Turquoise, Burnt Sienna, White, Black. If you don't have Phthalo Turquoise, feel free to use any blue.

Day 2: Bluebells Forest

Prism violet, sap green, cadmium yellow, black & white. If you don't have Prism violet, use any violet or purple you have, or you can mix crimson red & ultramarine blue to create this shade. I've also used light olive green because I have it, but you can easily create it by mixing sap green & cad yellow.

Day 3: Crashing Waves

Turquoise green, ultramarine blue, burnt sienna & white. If you don't have Turquoise green, mix viridian hue & white to your phthalo blue to achieve this shade. 

Day 4: Misty Pines

Cobalt blue, prism violet, black & white. If you don't have Prism violet, use any violet or purple you have, or you can mix crimson red & ultramarine blue to create this shade.

Day 5: Wheat Field

Cerulean blue, sap green, cadmium yellow, burnt sienna, black & white. If you don't have cerulean blue, use any blue you have.. we just a tiny bit for the sky.

Day 6: Sunset Beach

Burnt sienna, Permanent orange, cadmium yellow, black & white. If you don't have permanent orange, use any orange that you have or mix cadmium yellow and cadmium red to create a bright orange.


Prism violet, cadmium yellow, sap green, cobalt blue, burnt sienna, burnt umber & white. If you don't have Prism violet, use any violet or purple you have, or you can mix crimson red & ultramarine blue to create this shade.

Day 8: Poppy field

Cerulean blue, sap green, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, black & white.

Day 9: Aerial beach

Burnt Sienna, Phthalo Turquoise & White. If you don't have Phthalo Turquoise, use any cool blue which is greenish blue, or you can mix a little green (viridian hue) to your blue to achieve this shade.

Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just starting your artistic journey, this course is designed to inspire, educate, and spark your creativity. 

Throughout our time together, I’ll provide step-by-step guidance, share tips and techniques, and explore the nuances of acrylic painting. You’ll not only learn the fundamentals but also discover how to infuse your unique style and perspective into your landscapes.

But it doesn’t stop there. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with a community of like-minded individuals, share your progress, seek advice, and inspire one another. Art is a journey best traveled with companions, and we’re excited to be part of your artistic circle.

Are you excited? I know I am! 

Let’s embrace the magic of sketchbooks and acrylics, as we paint the beauty of the world, one landscape at a time.

So, go ahead, hit that “enroll” button, and let’s get started on this creative journey.

Welcome to “9 Days of Sketchbook Landscapes Acrylic Painting”.

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Hi, I'm Debasree.

If we haven’t met yet, I’m really excited to introduce myself. 

I’m an artist who loves painting with acrylics in sketchbooks. You can see all my sketchbook paintings here.

I’ve always had a deep passion for acrylic painting and have spent countless hours exploring landscapes within the pages of sketchbooks. The unique charm of having a landscape span across two pages of a sketchbook has captivated me for a long time. 

So, I’ve decided to merge these two loves – sketchbooks and landscape painting – and share this exciting journey with all of you.

So, get ready to explore the world of sketchbooks together. 

Together, we’ll learn and have fun painting landscapes in our sketchbooks.


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