Enrollment for Fearless Landscapes™ Opens Fall 2024

Learn a step-by-step approach to painting and replace uncertainty with confidence.

GET READY FOR A GAME CHANGER

It's easy to get lost painting a landscape so in this course I'll walk you step by step through how to simplify what you see and paint a landscape.  I'll share secrets I've learned along the way in my twenty year journey as an artist. 

LEARN A STEP-BY-STEP APPROACH

Included are six modules with over 12 hours of video full of fun exercises, demos and tips. You have access to the videos for at least two years so you can watch again and again. You'll receive the first module when you enroll then one a week until you have all six.

FIND SO MUCH MORE

You'll also have access to a private Facebook group where you can build a community of art friends.  Plus, I am very active in the group and comment on ever post. There's a live Q&A every week that a new module is released that's recorded just in case you miss it.

RECEIVE A FREE LESSON

Sound good so far? Join the waitlist and receive a  free lesson on how to take "paintable" landscape photos. This is the first step to creating beautiful landscape paintings that show your personal style. In the course I'll share how to turn these reference photos into original paintings.

Sharing My Tips for Finding Your Personal Style

In Fearless Landscapes, we're all about personal style. Join the waitlist and you'll receive a free lesson - Find Your Personal Style. In this video lesson you'll learn four easy tips that will help you find your personal style. You'll also receive a worksheet to help you get started.

There's no cost or obligation if you join the waitlist and you can unsubscribe from the list at anytime.

"Many courses leave me questioning my ability and outlook to becoming a serious painter. This has always made me feel pretty stuck. With Melanie, I always improve, and then continue to fall in love with painting every day."

Jennifer - Minneapolis, MN
Fearless Landscapes' Participant

A Note from Melanie Morris...

Hundreds of students from around the world have taken Fearless Landscapes™. These students say that the course provided a new found confidence, jump started their painting and showed them a method to paint in a style they love.

Painting landscapes can be overwhelming but it doesn't have to be that way for you. In this class we'll conquer fear by walking step by step through how to create a landscape painting. And I'll be with you every step, sharing my secrets along the way.

Enrollment for Fearless Landscapes opens Fall 2024. Hope you'll join us!

Melanie

PS - Join the waitlist and receive a free lesson all about finding your personal style!

Click Here to Join the Waitlist

What Students Are Saying About Fearless Landscapes

 

 "I have taken a lot of online art classes this was my favorite and most useful. I looked forward to it each week and was so sad when it was over. I learned so much valuable information!"

Amy – Santa Cruz, CA

Breakthrough is a terrific word to describe my experience. I had been intimidated by painting landscapes, but Melanie's "you can do it" teaching style really inspired confidence in me. I learned so much though Melanie's information-packed videos and many demos!

Donna– Kensington, MD

Melanie’s engagement in the group was the best of any I have tried before.  Just knowing she was there was a comfort.

Kristen – Greenville, SC

I feel so much more confident with how to approach a landscape painting with joy rather than fear!

Angela – County Durham, England

"Absolutely the very best painting class I have ever taken! Melanie is an awesome instructor!"

Sue – McKinney, TX

"So worth it if your serious about growing as an artist.  I love Melanie's teaching style, it's like you are her only student and you are important to her."

Dawn – Sidney, British Columbia

"Many courses leave me questioning my ability and outlook to becoming a serious painter.  This has always made me feel pretty stuck.  With Melanie, I always improve, and then continue to fall in love with painting every day.  Even when life gets in the way, I always return to my brushes."

Jennifer – Minneapolis, MN

 "I learned how to mix paints like I never before did and I started to trust myself as a painter. I love every minute of it! One of the best decisions in my life."

Niina – Sakyla, Finland

"I didn't want it to end. I looked forward to each week!!! It was like having coffee with your best friend."

Gwen – Okemos, MI

"It's a bargain at twice the price!!"

Linda – Gardner, MA

"I was unsure that the online instruction would work as well as it did.   The course was very well timed for where I was in my painting journey. I ate up every lesson! I couldn't wait until Mondays when the each Module was released."

Patty – Halifax, Nova Scotia

"I have always been intimidated by painting. But the way Melanie teaches helps breakthrough this fear.  Melanie's easy, encouraging, gentle teaching style is very supportive."

Linda – Columbia, MD

"The course inspired me to put brush to canvas. I didn't know where to even begin previously."

Leslie – Everette, WA

"Wasn't sure if it was going to be worth the money, but. it definitely was!"

Diane – Wilmington, NC

"I loved Fearless Landscapes and Melanie's relaxed easy going teaching style!   I feel I gained so many insights and tools to shift aspects of my painting approach to a looser more relaxed style of painting.  There are so many gems of wisdom that I gained from each class."

Camille – Portland, OR

"Melanie really packed in the information.  The class was organized thoroughly. It was a LOT of information for the cost, what a value." 

Amy – Santa Cruz, CA

"It's worth every penny and every minute of your time!"

Kathy– Oro Valley, AZ

"I knew it would be a worthwhile course based on previous experience with Melanie."

Roxanne – Dayton, MN

"You will really improve your painting of every subject with these techniques. The instruction is very thorough."

Debbie – Orange, CA

"I painted more. I took risks. The course increased my confidence!"

Jennifer – Nelson, British Columbia

"I hesitated because I'm such a painting novice...  but Melanie especially has been faithful to root for me."

Karol – Hernando, MS

"Melanie is an amazing instructor who leads the student every step of the way.  She give lots of encouragement, lots of very clear and easy to follow instruction and that you teach important techniques to know, no matter what your personal style is."

Monica – Boise, ID

"It's really a practical and supportive course!"

Yana – Adeliade, South Australia

"Melanie is so encouraging and positive and responds quickly to all your questions!"

Susan – Parker, CO

"The Facebook group and the way Melanie was so accessible for questions really made me feel included."

Alane –  New Mexico

"I enjoy Melanie's teaching style. I respond well when I understand why I'm doing something, rather than being told to simply "do as I do". That's Melanie's gift."

Kathleen – Charleston, SC

"What worked really well for me was that Melanie didn't just do demos, but actually broke down the painting process and gave us clear and helpful exercises to help us learn the skills she was demonstrating."

Rebecca – Fredericksburg, VA

 "I hesitated because of the price - but I'm so glad I took the course.  It was really high quality and so worth it!! It's every bit as good as an in person workshop.

Holly – Kingsland, TX

"Fearless Landscapes gave me a clear path forward, and I've made huge progress toward developing a more impressionistic painting style."

Amanda – Raleigh, NC

"I have really loved Melanie's approach and the way she makes everything seem feasible. I will be so sad when I'm done with the course!"

Elizabeth – Charlottesville, VA

"I wasn't sure how much would be repetitive of the Fearless Florals course, but I needed to fresh start to my landscape painting. So glad I signed up. There is so much more and different content to this course. So worth it!"

Betsy – Auburn, AL

"It is wonderfully thought out and clearly presented.  Melanie takes the mystery and frustration out of color theory, and she goes step by step to build understanding of creating a successful painting."

Suzanne – Birmingham, AL

"You'll learn so much, you can go at your own pace and you can see on Facebook what others are accomplishing!  And it's fun!!"

Shelley – Birmingham, AL

"Bottom line is that I like the way Melanie teaches a class and makes it doable. The number of lessons within the well-planned modules really break down the information into easy to apply steps. "

Suzi – St. Louis, MO

"You will learn SO MUCH! Take this class!"

Beth – Bradenton, FL

"The class offers a step-by-step approach that give beginners a place to start -- and experienced painters a way to see their craft from a new angle."

Winifred – Washington, DC

"I would need a long conversation with a friend to tell her/him all the benefits of taking Fearless Landscapes."

Deanna – Marietta, GA

"I appreciate how generous Melanie is with sharing her knowledge and experience."

CJ – Nanaimo, British Columbia

"The price was worth every penny.  The course seemed to be very well thought out and organized. And Melanie seemed so warm and friendly."

Jeanne – Bloomfield Hills, MI

"Definitely worth it! It was fun and full of awesome tips. Melanie always made you feel welcome and was there to cheer you on. I enjoyed every bit of it, especially the Q & A."

Gwen – Okemos, MI

"Melanie really knows how to break down the entire process of doing a painting so that it makes sense."

Lynn – Hingham, MA

"Melanie is a gifted teacher who explains things logically, provides helpful tutorials and willingly and candidly answers questions during the Q &A sessions." 

Ann – Birmingham, AL

"Melanie is a gem and her teaching is well worth your time and investment."

Amy – Johns Island, SC

"This was a wonderful course!  Melanie is a natural teacher and explains her artistic decisions so well.  Plus, she is always positive and encouraging!!"

Judy – East Lyme, CT

I was concerned that it may be too basic or 'airy fairy' and I might feel I'd wasted my money, but it was spot on: lots of tips and examples, clear instructions, excellent value for money.

Angela – County Durham, England

"I needed guidance to reconnect with my artsy self and I love Melanie's teaching style.  She is so encouraging!"

Tiffany – Madison, MS

"It's so good and Melanie makes it so enjoyable and I have learned so much."

Elizabeth – Charlottesville, VA

Melanie really knows how to break down the entire process of doing a painting so that it makes sense. "I wondered if it would be too similar to Fearless Florals...it was not"

Sue – Dahlonega, GA

 You are really gifted at teaching! I'm a recently retired professor and I know what it takes to put together a successful course. It's very challenging and you've nailed it with both Fearless Florals and Fearless Landscapes. Your modules are impeccable, your accessibility and commitment are incredible, and your personal style is so warm and encouraging.

Donna– Kensington, MD

"I was encouraged by Melanie's approachable lessons - that they are step by step with a lot of teaching about fundamental things before we jumped into actually painting a landscape."

Monica – Boise, ID

"You learn so much and Melanie is so non-intimidating and made me feel so comfortable.  I also loved all the support on the Facebook page."

Diane – Wilmington, NC

"Melanie is an outstanding instructor and her organization and presentation skills are truly amazing."

Diana – Hot Springs, AR

"Melanie always finds the good and positive in your work!  I really feel like she's in the room with me."

Dawn – Sidney, British Columbia

"Thank you Melanie for your kindness and patience as I navigate this course. You have truly been a wonderful mentor to learn from"

Andrea – Abita Springs, LA

"Melanie’s class is different than other online lessons because of the interactivity and support. I'm a much better painter. I mix colors better. I feel more comfortable when painting."

Edie – Brandon, MS

"I am definitely seeing the world around me in better ways for a painter. Opportunities as opposed to intimidating scenes."

Jackie – Cedar Grove, NC

"It is fun and Melanie goes step by step to set you up for success...Melanie is encouraging and make you feel like you can do anything"

Danette – Lake Charles, LA

I liked that Melanie demonstrated each technique step by step so it was easy to follow. I've looked forward to every Monday and Thursday, it's been a really enjoyable and uplifting experience

Angela – County Durham, England

"I am so thankful to have Melanie share her skill and knowledge with us! I am on a journey and she has been an inspirational teacher!"

Gretchen – Grimes, IA

 "I learned more in this one class than in all the other classes I have taken put together which is a lot of classes because I'm almost 82!"

Jeanne – Bloomfield Hills, MI

"Melanie is accessible and responsive to any questions or issues that anyone is having with the course work."

Suzanne – Birmingham, AL

"This class was a little more than I usually pay, but it was so jam-packed with excellent instruction and PDFs etc. it was more than worth it!"

Beth – Bradenton, FL

"I am stunned that I am actually learning to paint, thanks to you. I am less afraid than I was, and more willing to just keep going and not give up."

Linda – Columbia, MD

"What encouraged me was I knew that Melanie was a great teacher, and really it was even better than expected! I am a retired art teacher, and I really love her detail step by step approach."

Margaret – Wake Forest, NC

"Melanie is an excellent presenter. The course is so professionally put together in every way."

Jennifer – Nelson, British Columbia

"Melanie's painting style and gentle teaching style made me feel safe enough and fearless enough to begin to paint almost every day and to speak up and share my progress with others."

Linda – Gardner, MA

"You'll learn so much, meet great people and have support throughout the class."

CJ – Nanaimo, British Columbia

"Melanie helped me breakdown the landscape and the composition to something manageable for me...overcoming the fear to tackle a landscape."

Nancy – Houston, TX

"Melanie gave me the confidence to try landscapes and I'm anxious to do more and more!"

Darci – Gig Harbor, WA

"Other courses I've tried were just 'paint what the teacher paints. I love that Melanie encourages you to find your own references and style. And she is just a lovely person - so encouraging and patient."

Sara – Newnan, GA

"What a wonderful experience and so beneficial, fun, practical, technical, inspiring, supportive! I would take any class that Melanie offered!"

Amy – Santa Cruz, CA

"I have learned so much, but the biggest gain for me was learning  about values in the landscape in relationship to the sun. It has clarified my painting and added depth."

Betsy – Auburn, AL

"Fearless Landscapes is the perfect class for beginners who want learn to paint landscapes and experienced painters who want to expand on their painting skills.  Melanie's teaching style is relaxing and informative."

Camille – Portland, OR

"It is packed with useful information. It is about getting your composition, drawing and palette to the point where you feel it's 'right'.  Melanie uses that phrase 'that feels right' often when she places a stroke or applies a color. She paints intuitively and helps us to do so as well."

Judy – East Lyme, CT

"It was really helpful to start working loosely."

Maryam – Toronto, Canada

"It is a very supportive, encouraging environment, where I felt no qualms about sharing work - because we all have a shared interest and a common goal - to learn, to get better and to form a supportive community regardless of our starting points!"

Mary – Ontario, Canada

"Just watching you do the demos was so inspiring. My biggest achievement would have to be working from a limited palette and not having a hundred tubes of paint of every color." 

Leatha – Bolivar, TN

"I think the biggest achievement is the courage I feel to attempt becoming an acrylic artist. I credit your teaching method, style and your gentle, encouraging, friendly personality."

Cindy – Lake Bluff, IL

"Melanie's skill as a teacher and her thoughtful presentations and friendliness really make these courses shine."

Jackie – Cedar Grove, NC

"Melanie is an excellent and caring teacher - great value for the class fee."

Glynda – Elberta, AL

"Melanie explains her process clearly and thoroughly - you will learn so much! She's an excellent teacher and breaks everything down into clear steps."

Amanda – Raleigh, NC

"I highly recommend this course. Melanie is a fabulous teacher, she takes the time to answer all and any questions. Melanie is professional and paints with skill and confidence."

Sue – Dahlonega, GA

"As a seasoned painter, it's hard to listen to painting 101. I think you balanced information for newbies and tips for more advanced painters very well."

Amy – Nashville, TN

"Melanie will meet you where you are as a painter- beginner to advanced. She is positive, responsive and just a delight."

Leslie – Everette, WA

"I love Melanie's honesty and generosity in sharing what she knows."

Amanda – Winston Salem, NC

I had no hesitations about taking the course because I'd already taken Fearless Florals and was incredibly impressed by the caliber of Melanie's teaching style and course materials. The Fearless Landscape course is also magnificent!

Donna– Kensington, MD

"It is a class filled with all sorts of valuable techniques, tips and tricks. And being fearless is fun!"

Brigette – Netherlands

"Melanie is a gifted teacher who imparts enthusiasm and confidence which was helpful to me as a beginner."

Ann – Birmingham, AL

"The course really helped me paint looser, be more discerning/creative in how I approach a photo for painting and be fearless in color choice."

Rebecca – Fredericksburg, VA

"Melanie's teaching style and demeanor, even though on film, is so kind and gentle and encouraging. Somehow, even though it was recorded, it felt very 'real-time' and with a personal, friendly and caring connection."

Beth – Bradenton, FL

"Melanie is a wonderful, experienced, and compassionate teacher. She makes painting a lot less scary. She explains things very clearly and demonstrates each step of the way. It is as it she is right there holding your hand as you learn. She is also very accessible for any questions."

Linda – Columbia, MD

"I appreciate Melanie's patience and love the questions and answers lives."

Debbie – Orange, CA

"I have encouraged several friends to look into both Fearless classes. I tell them that you are a great teacher and you make painting successfully an achievable goal. I tell them that your videos are wonderful and easy to follow. I tell them that you are supremely encouraging and accessible. I tell them that the group is positive and that they will find wonderful support." 

Edie – Brandon, MS

"The cost held me back at first, since this is just a hobby for me it was a lot to spend. However the glowing reviews from the Fearless Florals class convinced me and they weren't lying! It was well worth the money."

Amanda – Raleigh, NC

"Really,really loved the course. The way you explain everything step by step is so helpful even though I am a retired art teacher and artist myself, I appreciated the way you cared for those who might not have painted at all."

Margaret – Wake Forest, NC

"Melanie is always quick to provide positive feedback on your work and answer any questions on the Facebook page as well"

Elizabeth – Ottawa, Canada

"It's a worthwhile investment."

Christine – Atlanta, GA

"Absolutely take this class! You will not regret learning all the skills that Melanie teaches."

Sue – McKinney, TX

"I love Melanie's positivity."

Winifred – Washington, DC

"Melanie, is a wonderful teacher and so easy to follow."

Leatha – Bolivar, TN

"I was hesitant because of the overwhelming magnitude of things in a landscape itself but Melanie is such a great teacher that she makes it easy and keeps reminding us that it's our world to create."

Nancy – Houston, TX

"I will recommend this course to my friends."

Anna – Sweden

"Melanie's is a great teacher! I like that I can work at my own pace... that I can work when I have time."

Gretchen – Grimes, IA

"People were very kind and I never felt anything but encouragement from others and from Melanie."

Jeanne – Bloomfield Hills, MI

"I absolutely loved the course! It cracked open a new part of my creativity and gave me the skills I need to continue practicing and growing in my painting."

Amanda – Raleigh, NC

"It is so comprehensive and can be referred back to for so long that it is just the right tool for someone who wants to learn how to paint with acrylics."

Cindy – Lake Bluff, IL

"You can work at your own pace and give yourself the opportunity to unlock the potential to paint that you may have felt was there but were procrastinating about."

Mary – Ontario, Canada

"From color mixing to loose brush strokes, you will feel encouraged to paint and experiment.  I loved the class and the tools I gained."

Camille – Portland, OR

"I'd tell anyone that no matter your skill level, Melanie will teach you something new."

Nancy – Houston, TX

"The course is set up in a way that makes it easy to do. Each lesson is broken down into shorter segments that are very doable, even with limited time."

Linda – Columbia, MD

"Only hesitation I had was wondering if there was going to be a lot of overlap from the Fearless Florals but that was not an issue."

Elizabeth – Ottawa, Canada

"Thank you Melanie for being willing to share your secrets with us. You are obviously a very warm and caring person.
I enjoyed this class so much."

Jeanne – Bloomfield Hills, MI

"My color mixing improved, my understanding of value and depth improved and the simplification of my composition improved - my before class and after class paintings show my improvement."

Sara – Newnan, GA

“I highly recommend this course - I learned so much and really made giant leaps in my painting. I didn’t know how to approach landscapes before I took it.”

Mary – Ontario, Canada

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