Sunday, November 12, 2006

Heat in the Firehouse

Excerpt from this posting:

"...Photographs can capture one or the other but because of limitations in value range aren't able to portray what the eye can see. Pigments have similar limitations but the artist must use optical tricks to simulate the illusion..."

This journal entry is now available as part of a compilation in ebook form:

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102 Entries
26,700+ Words
95 Full-Color Illustrations (Oil paintings by the author.)
2006 - 2010

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-Doug Rugh

1 comment:

Rebecca Grantham said...

Hi, Thank you for leaving the comment on the little summary of plein air I wrote, I couldn't agree more, "there's nothing like painting on location"!

I enjoy this painting of yours very much, yes light and shadow are timeless and have been captured in so many ways.

I love chasing a sinking sun!

Beautiful work!
All the best,