CHAPTER 3

Light, Shadow & Colorwith Janice Robertson

This chapter celebrates the simple elegance of home. Janice Robertson shares her painterly style and exquisite treatment of light, shadow, and reflections in a variety of still life compositions. From flowers to teapots to cherry tomatoes, any artist can appreciate and be inspired by Robertson’s ability to find the beauty in familiar, everyday settings.

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Bottles

Colored glass offers a great opportunity to practice painting colorful light, reflections, and shadows. The bottles in this project may appear complex, but you can easily build them using base colors followed by darks, lights, and highlights. ...

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