• Painting a Sunset Glow Effect

    1 month ago - By Gurney Journey

    Arthur Parton, Lake Scene, 1876
    Several artists have accomplished this effect of a big gradation around the sun, which influences everything around the source. Frederic Church
    It's kind of difficult to paint this situation from real life because you can hurt your eyes looking straight into the sun. If it's veiled behind enough clouds, you can do it. Scenes like this are composed from memory and imagination.
    Russian seascape painter Aivazovsky often applied the effect to seascapes. He suppresses contrasts in the far waves, allowing the big gradation to envelop them. Franz Richard...
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