The first step in composition — a “limited focus” — isn’t limiting at all, but expands our options in landscape composition.
Category: Landscape Theory
Words of advice on evaluating photo reference for series of landscape paintings.
The unique attributes of fog make key lesson more obvious — massing, value zones, edges and neutrals.
Landscape values are easier to understand when viewed as falling into four major divisions or zones.
How should the plein air painter orient themselves to get the best light on the subject and canvas?
Learning how to simplify requires a practiced shift in perception — an ability to see the forest and the trees.
Explore the parallel relationship between the light source and its effect on the subject.