In this lesson, I’ll show in an oil demo how to simplify cloud shapes and develop color temperature contrasts that will create skies that glow.
This lesson is provided as a downloadable PDF with a lesson written by Barbara Jaenicke.
An enormous amount of light is illuminated from the sky during daylight hours, sometimes even on cloudy days. Artists often fall into the trap of painting only colors we initially perceive about the sky or see in a photograph, which never fully captures the intense light. But learning how to understand color relationships in the sky can allow you to capture a much more dramatic sense of light above the landscape.