Demonstrations

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Painting Night Scenes

The building in this demonstration, Vista del Arroyo, is a historic building overlooking the arroyo in Pasadena, California. It’s surrounded by trees and has interesting shadow patterns during the day and dramatic lighting at night.

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COMPOSITION & COLOR STUDIES

Begin with a rough study. Here I created a pencil sketch based on my daytime reference, when one part of the building casts a distinctive shadow across ...

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