Tag Archives: Light

Painting With X-Rays

Imagine that you have to do a painting of a model, from life, but the only light sources available to you, in the studio, are some radio isotopes (strontium 90 and caesium 137, for example) and a left over black … Continue reading

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Immersive Making

When you step up to create you art, there is a state of flow that you ideally seek, which lets you concentrate on the work, excluding all distractions, but in a pleasurable way, so that the work doesn’t feel burdensome.  … Continue reading

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Observing Light and Shadows

If you are a landscape painter, it is sometimes hard to observe the effects of light and shadow.  We have a tendency to paint what we want to see, not what we actually do see.  One way to notice the … Continue reading

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See The Light

Because I like colours and strong colours at that, I’ve found that the light that you experience a colour in can make a very big difference to your sensation of that colour.  Sometimes the light in an environment can make … Continue reading

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Which Way’s Wrong?

Artists work in a certain way.  They usually have no boss.  They get on with their work in a self-directed way.  Nobody thinks they won’t.  Nobody needs to direct them.  There is usually no committee.  There are no meetings.  They … Continue reading

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