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Friday, 5 November 2010

Up to 50% Off Hoodies at sale. 50% off hoodies until November 5, 2010 at 4:00 pm, Eastern Time. 20% off hoodies from November 5, 2010 at 4:00 pm, Eastern Time until November 7, 2010 at 11:59 pm, Eastern Time. Buyers can customize items in my shop. Search "shirt" and choose a design. Customize shirt style for hoodie. The code for sales is in my shop announcement. Offers may not be combined with any other Zazzle promotional offers. If a volume discount applies, buyers receive either the discount set forth in this offer or the standard volume discount, whichever is greater.

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Painting Luminosity and Illumination from 2 Light Sources

I am working on the above painting. In prior posts, I wrote about art techniques to obtain luminous colors and illumination. In this painting, I wanted the orange slices to be luminous. Pure light hues glow from within the orange slices. Dark values (gray scale) are not near the pure orange slices; particularly the slice on the far right side. There is no white in my painting. The oranges’ rinds are glazed with a pure yellow orange color (hue) over white. If strong darks or white were near my orange slices, luminosity would be reduced. To achieve luminosity, the high intensity (saturation) of the orange slices needed to be beside a muted complement that is close in value. I was also excited about the illumination from both sides of the set up. Most paintings only have 1 light source shining on the objects. In my painting there are 2 light sources from opposite sides. The light shining from the right side is stronger than the light from the left side. I find the pattern of cast shadows attractive from this overhead view. One light source on objects should be stronger than other light sources.

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