Do you want to learn how to paint over 40 unique landscapes and nature scenes? Grab your favorite paintbrush and follow along with the YouTube art tutorials inside this special guide!

We created a list of the best YouTube artists and videos that will teach you how to paint a variety of scenic landscapes.

The best part is …

Now we’re sharing this list of YouTube artists and tutorials with you!

We recommend you watch them all because you will:

    - Learn how to paint over 40 different landscapes.
  • - Discover new methods for painting nature scenes with acrylics, oils, and watercolors.
    - Get inspired to create your own original landscape artwork — and sell it on Displate!

Are you excited to paint some impressive landscapes?

The only art tutorials you’ll ever need to watch are right here!

Content:

    1. Aurora
    2. Beach 
    3. Bridge
    4. Canal
    5. Canyon
    6. Cave
    7. Cliff
    8. Cloudy Sky
    9. Coast
    10. Country Field
    11. Country Dirt Road
    12. Countryside Pathway
    13. Desert
    14. Farmland
    15. Forest
    16. Forest Trail
    17. Full Moon
    18. Galaxy
    19. Garden
    20. Glacier & Icebergs
    21. Jungle
    22. Lake
    23. Lighthouse
    24. Marsh
    25. Meadow
    26. Moonlit Night
    27. Mountain
    28. Mountain Range
    29. Nebula
    30. Ocean
    31. River
    32. Sand Dunes
    33. Snowy Mountain
    34. Snowy Path
    35. Sunset
    36. Underwater
    37. Village
    38. Volcano
    39. Waterfall
    40. Wilderness
    41. Woodland

1. Aurora

In this tutorial, Joni Young Art will show you how to paint an Aurora landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a blue Aurora glowing brightly in a majestic purple sky.
    2. How to paint the rippling curtains of an aurora, a wintry field, and snow-covered pines. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a beautiful Aurora scene, too!

YouTube channel: Joni Young Art

2. Beach

In this tutorial, FIX BEAUTY will show you how to paint the beach with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a beach with waves rolling toward the shore.
    2. How to paint a beach with palm trees and a mountain view. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint the beach, too!

YouTube channel: FIX BEAUTY

3. Bridge 

In this tutorial, Stay Creative With Ryan O'Rourke will show you how to paint a bridge landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a brick bridge extending over a stream in the springtime.
    2. How to paint cherry blossom trees overlooking a bridge. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a bridge scene, too!

YouTube channel: Stay Creative With Ryan O'Rourke 

4. Canal

In this tutorial, Nil Rocha Art will show you how to paint a canal in the city with watercolor.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a canal that's used for public or commercial transportation.
    2. How to paint a canal with an overarching bridge and buildings. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a city canal, too!

YouTube channel: Nil Rocha Art

In this tutorial, Robert Mee will show you how to paint a canal in the country with watercolor.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

1. How to paint a canal that's used for rural land irrigation.

2. How to paint a canal with trees, soil, and a fence surrounding the canal.
3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a rural canal, too!

YouTube channel: Robert Mee

5. Canyon

In this tutorial, Draw Paint Repeat will show you how to paint a canyon landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint the Grand Canyon.
    2. How to paint realistic boulders, jagged rocks, and the colorful striations of a canyon. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a canyon scene, too!

YouTube channel: Draw Paint Repeat

6. Cave

In this tutorial, ColorByFeliks will show you how to paint a waterfall cave with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a cave with a waterfall from the inside view.
    2. How to paint the details of cave walls and the rays of light entering through the cave opening. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a waterfall cave too!

YouTube channel: ColorByFeliks

In this tutorial, Kiss My Art will show you how to paint a sea cave with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a cave with a sea window from the inside view.
    2. How to paint the water on the inside and outside the cave. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a sea cave, too!

YouTube channel: Kiss My Art

7. Cliff

In this tutorial, Ianapolis will show you how to paint a cliff scene with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a cliff from ground view.
    2. How to paint the bushes, stones, and body of water surrounding a cliff. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a cliff, too!

YouTube channel: Ianapolis

8. Cloudy Sky

In this tutorial, ColorByFeliks will show you how to paint a cloudy sky with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a pretty deep blue sky.
    2. How to paint realistic fluffy white clouds. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a cloudy sky scene, too!

YouTube channel: ColorByFeliks

9. Coast

In this video, Samuel Earp Artist will show you how to paint a coastal landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a beautiful coastal scene based on a real beach located in Australia.
    2. How to paint the rocks and foliage along the bay area. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a coastal scene, too!

YouTube channel: Samuel Earp Artist

10. Country Field

In this video, PaintyKat will show you how to paint a summertime country field landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a country field with a bright and sunny day.
    2. How to paint colorful rolling hills, flowers, bushes, and other lively plants. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a country field scene, too!

YouTube channel: PaintyKat

11. Country Dirt Road

In this tutorial, Paintings By Dusan will show you how to paint a country road landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a wide country dirt road in beautiful detail.
    2. How to paint a windmill, water tower, and electricity towers. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a country road scene, too!

YouTube channel: Paintings By Dusan

12. Countryside Pathway

In this tutorial, Jason Bowen will show you how to paint a countryside path landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a peaceful countryside using a reference photo.
    2. How to paint freshly tilled soil fields and a countryside pathway. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a countryside path scene, too!

YouTube channel: Jason Bowen

13. Desert

Part 1: Sketching the desert landscape before it’s painted in Part 2:

Part 2: Painting the desert landscape:

In part one of these two tutorials, The Art Chik will show you how to sketch a desert landscape. In the second tutorial, she will show you how to paint the desert with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to draw and paint a desert landscape from a reference photo.
    2. How to paint a desert with a mountain range view and radiant sunset in the background. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a beautiful desert, too!

YouTube channel: The Art Chik

14. Farmland 

In this tutorial, Painting With Jane will show you how to paint a farmland landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a barn on a cloudy day.
    2. How to paint wheat fields, autumn trees, and a barnyard fence. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a farmland scene, too!

YouTube channel: Painting With Jane

15. Forest

In this tutorial, Charvi Ashtekar will show you how to paint a misty forest with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a forest with only one color.
    2. How to paint tall forest trees and create the illusion of depth 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a misty blue forest, too!

YouTube channel: Charvi Ashtekar

In this tutorial, ColorByFeliks will show you how to paint an autumn forest with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a sunny autumn forest with beautiful fall colors.
    2. How to paint autumn leaves, shrubbery, leafless trees, and a creek 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint an autumn forest, too!

YouTube channel: ColorByFeliks

16. Forest Trail

In this tutorial, StudioSilverCreek will show you how to paint a forest trail landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a surreal forest pathway disappearing into a mesmeric sunny distance. 
    2. How to paint trees, leaves, and shrubs lining the forest pathway. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a forest trail scene, too!

[Note: If you want to follow this tutorial step-by-step at a slower pace, you can adjust the playback speed in the video’s settings].

YouTube channel: StudioSilverCreek

17. Full Moon

In this tutorial, Nagulalero will show you how to paint a realistic full moon landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a large full moon in a close-up view.
    2. How to paint the impact craters, the plains, and the highlands of the moon. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a full moon scene, too!

YouTube channel: Nagulalero

18. Galaxy

In this tutorial, Stay Creative Painting With Ryan O'Rourke will show you how to paint a galaxy with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

1. How to paint a spiral galaxy.

2. How to paint asteroid belts.
3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a spiral galaxy scene, too!

YouTube channel: Stay Creative Painting With Ryan O'Rourke

19. Garden

In this tutorial, Angela Anderson will show you how to paint a garden landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a flower garden with a dirt pathway.
    2. How to paint an assortment of flowers, reeds, and other garden shrubberies. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a lovely garden scene, too!

YouTube channel: Angela Anderson

20. Glacier & Icebergs

In this tutorial, Ekaterina Smirnova will show you how to paint a glacier and iceberg landscape with watercolor.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint an icy landscape with a tiny cabin.
    2. How to paint icebergs above freezing waters. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a glacier scene, too!

YouTube channel: Ekaterina Smirnova

21. Jungle

In this tutorial, Peter Dranitsin will show you how to paint a jungle landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a lush green jungle scene.
    2. How to paint jungle trees, dense vegetation, and a relaxing stream. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a jungle scene, too!

YouTube channel: Peter Dranitsin

22. Lake

In this tutorial, Chuck Black Art will show you how to paint a lake or pond with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a lake or pond at sunset.
    2. How to paint the reflections of bushes and clouds in the lake water. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a lake or pond, too!

YouTube channel: Chuck Black Art

23. Lighthouse

In this tutorial, Jessica Henry will show you how to paint a lighthouse landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a lighthouse on the cliff of a beach in plein air (outdoors).
    2. How to paint sandy hills and shores. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a lighthouse scene, too!

YouTube channel: Jessica Henry

24. Marsh

In this tutorial, C. Brooke Ring will show you how to paint a marsh landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint marshy wetlands with a mountain range backdrop.
    2. How to paint festive grass and rushes throughout pockets of water. 
    3. What color range, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a pretty marsh scene, too!

YouTube channel: C. Brooke Ring

25. Meadow

In this tutorial, TheArtSherpa will show you how to paint a meadow landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a meadow in the mountains.
    2. How to paint a valley and hillside covered in flowers. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a meadow scene, too!

YouTube channel: TheArtSherpa

26. Moonlit Night

In this tutorial, Ianapolis will show you how to paint a moonlit night landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a cloudy moonlit night over a lake.
    2. How to paint relaxing water and the reflections of the moon. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a moonlit night scene, too!

YouTube channel: Ianapolis

27. Mountain

In this tutorial, Paint Coach will show you how to paint a mountain landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a mountain on a mild sunny day using a reference photo.
    2. How to paint cattle and grassy plains near the base of a mountain. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a sunny mountain scene, too!

YouTube channel: Paint Coach

28. Mountain Range

In this tutorial, Art Candy will show you how to paint a misty mountain landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a mountain range.
    2. How to paint the peaks, hills, and crevices of mountains partly hidden by clouds. 
    3. What color range, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a stunning mountain range scene, too!

YouTube channel: Art Candy

29. Nebula

In this tutorial, Lanchen will show you how to paint a space nebula landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint colorful space nebula.
    2. How to paint tiny stars and starbursts. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a nebula scene, too!

YouTube channel: Lanchen

30. Ocean

In this tutorial, Paintings By Justin will show you how to paint the ocean seascape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint the ocean from a scene above the water's surface.
    2. How to paint ocean waves, including the sunlight shining through a curling wave. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint an ocean seascape, too!

YouTube channel: Paintings By Justin

31. River

In this tutorial, RFA KM will show you how to paint a river landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a river in the middle of the woods.
    2. How to paint flowing waters, river stones, and trees along the riverbank. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a river scene, too!

YouTube channel: RFA KM

32. Sand Dunes

In this tutorial, Peter Dranitsin will show you how to paint a sandy dune landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a hot desert in a close up view.
    2. How to paint sand dunes, windblown craters, and dead trees of the desert. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a sand dune scene, too!

YouTube channel: Peter Dranitsin

33. Snowy Mountain

In this tutorial, Margaret Brookman will show you how to paint a snowy mountain landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a snow-covered mountain under the morning's sun.
    2. How to paint a lake and forest trees in the winter. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a snowy mountain scene, too!

YouTube channel: Margaret Brookman

34. Snowy Path

In this tutorial, Paint With DAVID will show you how to paint a snowy path landscape with watercolor.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a snow-covered pathway and large snow mounds.
    2. How to paint hazy wintry skies and dead trees. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a snowy pathway scene, too!

YouTube channel: Paint With DAVID

35. Sunset 

In this tutorial, Debbie Avoux Studio will show you how to paint a sunset landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a sunset from the viewpoint of a real lake in California (Bass Lake).
    2. How to paint realistic-looking red, purple, pink, and orange clouds. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a gorgeous sunset scene, too!

YouTube channel: Debbie Avoux Studio

36. Underwater

In this tutorial, Animation & Creativity will show you how to paint an underwater landscape of the ocean with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a lively oceanic scene from an underwater view.
    2. What colors, techniques, and materials to use. 
    3. How to paint marine plants and animals.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint an underwater scene of the ocean, too!

YouTube channel: Animation & Creativity

In this video, M. Mixed Media Art will show you how to paint an underwater landscape of the ocean (or sea) with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint the ocean or sea from an underwater view.
    2. What colors, techniques, and materials to use. 
    3. How to paint a realistic ocean (or sea) floor, including the water that is closer to the surface.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint an underwater scene of the ocean or sea, too!

YouTube channel: M. Mixed Media Art

37. Village

In this video, Artwork Ruchika will show you how to paint a countryside village landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a country village house on a sunny day.
    2. How to paint trees, flowers, and a grassy field. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a beautiful village scene, too!

YouTube channel: Artwork Ruchika

In this tutorial, Yasser Fayad will show you how to paint an Egyptian village landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint village homes with hay covered rooftops on a hazy morning.
    2. How to paint a wooden paddle boat at the shore of a river. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a wonderful village scene, too!

YouTube channel: Yasser Fayad

38. Volcano

In this tutorial, Taylor ASMR will show you how to paint a volcano landscape using acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint an exploding volcano near a beach.
    2. How to paint a giant fiery cloud of volcanic ash rising above the ocean. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a volcanic scene, too!

YouTube channel: Taylor ASMR

39. Waterfall

In this tutorial, PriyA Art Studio will show you how to paint a waterfall landscape with acrylics.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint a pretty and giant waterfall from the front view.
    2. How to paint the crashing water, rocks, and surrounding scenery. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a waterfall scene, too!

YouTube channel: PriyA Art Studio

40. Wilderness 

In this video, Fine Art Painting Techniques will show you how to paint a wilderness landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint the wilderness under a warm colored sky.
    2. How to paint a secluded cabin near the lake and mountains. 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a wilderness scene, too!

YouTube channel: Fine Art Painting Techniques

41. Woodland

In this tutorial, Jason Bowen will show you how to paint a woodland landscape with oil.

Here's a preview of what you will learn:

    1. How to paint the edge of the woods on a hazy day.
    2. How to paint an assortment of trees with distinct features 
    3. What colors, techniques, and materials to use.

Watch the video now so you can learn how to paint a relaxing woodland scene, too!

YouTube channel: Jason Bowen

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