Let's Just Call It "Steve" - Perspectives from The Artist's Road
Let’s Just Call It “Steve”
We visual artists are deeply interested in light in all its various forms and manifestations. This fall, Ann and I had the opportunity to view the Aurora Borealis while we were on a trip to Minnesota. Soft green clouds and curtains of light raced across the northern sky toward us and over our heads before disappearing. They pulsed rapidly, much like the waves on the lake where we were staying. It was fascinating and lucky for us that our mobile phone cameras could capture even more of it than the eye can see.
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Filled with inspirational examples by the masters of nightime painting, this little book is sure to fire up your creative energies. Never tried painting at night? We show you how it's done with a step-by-step-oil demo and a tale of night painting in the wilds of Rocky Mountain National Park. The Primer on Night Painting - Nocturnes is a 7 x 7" PDF download with 40 pages of text and images. It includes a gallery of paintings by masters of the nocturne, information to inspire and encourage you in your plein air nocturne painting, an illustrated step-by-step demo and tips for working in pastel and oil. Also available in a softcover edition. Check out the tools and other products that we use in our own art and travels in The Artist's Road Store. We only offer things for sale that we enthusiastically believe in.