Brett Whiteley, '(Palm tree, Bali)', 1976
Using coloured paper, make four small collages that depict the following landscapes: tropical, alpine, desert and marine. Let the colour combinations convey your intentions rather than literal imagery. Compare your responses with the rest of the group and note similarities and differences.
Create a painted landscape seen from an aerial view. Use a limited palette and layer your paint. Use a variety of tools to apply the paint and create different surface textures and marks.
What is your personal definition of a landscape? Compare your definition to one in a dictionary. Look at the landscape around you. Describe what you see to a classmate and ask them to draw the landscape from only your description. Has their image captured what you see?Enlarge