• A TALE OF THREE LANDSCAPES

    8 days ago - By Illustration Art

    Which of these two landscapes is more realistic?
    George Inness
    Sean Lynch
    Well, the pink version is actually a photograph, taken with film which reveals near-infrared light. We don't normally see near-infrared light because our puny eyes are limited to the spectrum of light waves between 400-720 nm long. But near-infrared light is always there, part of the richness of nature bathing every landscape.
    So I'll ask again: Which of these two landscapes is more realistic?
    Many painters take great pride in their accuracy, but their work is not "realistic" in a scientific sense. It is faithful...
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