Landscape Painting in Fine Art obviously has a vast history but what makes one piece great? Is it the Artist? Or perhaps the area or time that the painting is depicting? Knowing the principles of aesthetics, André can look past the obvious details of focus, grouping, broken color and discovery and see into the soul of a landscape painting. The depth and atmosphere that an artist can see while painting from life cannot be captured by a photo, and a photo of a painting cannot convey the reality and truth seen by the artist in a particular work of art. It is only face-to-face with a painting that a patron of the arts can truly sit and stare at the magnificent depiction of beauty that a fine art landscape painter has chosen to share with the world.