Nocturne Painting Tips

At some point most plein air painters try their hand at painting at twilight or at night, otherwise known as a nocturne. This can be a fun and challenging way to expand your skills as a landscape painter and force yourself to judge colors and values under drastically different light than what you’re used to. For some tips on painting a moonlight scene, read this excerpt from an article on California landscape painter Thomas Van Stein, which appeared in the fall 2006 issue of Workshop magazine.


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