Learning About Lighting
Let's talk about lighting! It can tell the viewer time of day, change mood, and it can make or break a painting. To convey realistic lighting you must use both value and color to your advantage. If you want to get better at replicating lighting effects, the first step is understanding. Really take time to observe different lighting conditions. A perk of being a theatrical scenic design/paint major in college is that I had to take a lighting design class to graduate. One of ou
Another Early 2020 Favorite!
In Spring 2009, I was studying abroad in London. On my Spring Break I visited Italy, seeing Venice, Florence and Rome in two weeks, with my roommate as a travel companion. I took an absurd amount of photos while traveling, which is great because now I have a lot of references to choose from while painting! This one was a favorite from the trip, and I actually had a print of the photo hanging on my wall for a while! It was about time I got around to painting it. The photo was