Fog and Mist - Perspectives No. 111
Fog and Mist
Perspectives No. 111
Meadow Walk IV 30 x 40" Oil Meadow Walk 30 x 40" Oil
We often receive questions from a readers about how to paint one of our favorite landscape subjects - fog and mist. To understand how to paint light effects, it can be helpful to have a basic understanding of why things work the way they do. Light starts with the sun. As it penetrates our thin shell of atmosphere, it is diffused, or broken into different wavelengths. The result of this diffusion we perceive as the general color of sunlight. The sky is not really a blue substance but sunlight which has been scattered sufficiently that only the blue end of the spectrum reaches our eyes.
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