Painting is a very soothing and relaxing hobby and you don’t have to go very far to get your inspiration. Painting landscapes is an excellent way to improve your painting skills and be able to appreciate the things that you have around you. By painting your natural surroundings you don’t have to go very far to get the very best landscaping you can. Your very own backyard can give you some impressive pictures to paint. Look for the different seasons of the year, when leaves start to change colors or even the dead and white winter can be beautiful.