There’s something that’s so relaxing about creating a beautiful cloud or sky painting. These cloud and sky painting ideas are perfect for anyone looking for inspiration for their next painting.
I’m sharing a variety of beautiful sky paintings, such as sunsets, clouds, sunrise paintings, the night sky, and more. You’ll also find oil painting ideas, watercolor painting ideas, gouache painting ideas, and acrylic painting ideas.
The artists I’m including are extremely talented. If you enjoy their work, be sure to click through to their social media accounts to check out more. Where possible, consider supporting the artist on other platforms, or by purchasing their work.
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If you enjoy the look of the sunsetting, paint a beautiful sunset along with peaceful scene, such as this empty road on a warm summer evening.
Watercolor Lake Scene
Who doesn’t love a beautiful lake scene such as this one? For your painting, you can paint simple boats, birds flying in the sky, and more.
This painting features lush grass and trees, along with big fluffy white clouds. Use this painting as a reference for your own nature themed paintings.
Sakura Tree with Moon
I love the creativity involved in putting together this gorgeous painting that showcases a sakura (or cherry blossom) tree, and a big glowing moon.
For many, it’s on their bucket list to watch the sunset or sunrise. If you’re lucking enough to witness this, why not take a photo and use it as a reference for your own painting.
Cloudy Sky and Green Grass
I love the simplicity of this painting of a cloudy sky and green grass. Your painting doesn’t have to be super detailed to be beautiful.
Three Night Skies
Get your hands on some small square canvases and paint a variety of night sky themes. This artist did a great job with each of these paintings.
Beach in the Evening
If you’ve ever been on the beach in the evening, you know that it’s a beautiful site to see. The colors chosen for this particular painting go together wonderfully.
Sky Over the Neighborhood
This is the perfect painting for a warm summer day or evening. Take a picture of your neighborhood when the sky looks beautiful, and use the photo as a reference for your painting.
I hope you were able to find inspiration by checking out these awesome cloud and sky paintings. For more painting inspiration, you will enjoy my post 15 Easy Watercolor Flower and Tree Painting Ideas.
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