Night Paintings

Inspirational night paintings
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I spent the first two months of this year working on just one painting, Elora With Christmas Lights. During this time, I shunned most of my day-to-day tasks. I ignored social media. I hardly published any new emails, articles, or videos. I didn’t draw or work on other paintings. I basically locked myself in the studio and tunnel-visioned this one painting. That’s the only way I was able to do it justice. Anything less than deep, focused attention for a significant period of time wouldn’t cut it. Lights, Art, Painting Techniques, Christmas, Christmas Light Show, Oil Painting For Beginners, Christmas Lights, Oil Painting Techniques, Different Light
Deep Work
I spent the first two months of this year working on just one painting, Elora With Christmas Lights. During this time, I shunned most of my day-to-day tasks. I ignored social media. I hardly published any new emails, articles, or videos. I didn’t draw or work on other paintings. I basically locked myself in the studio and tunnel-visioned this one painting. That’s the only way I was able to do it justice. Anything less than deep, focused attention for a significant period of time wouldn’t cut it.
I’m finally done with this new painting: Elora With Christmas Lights. This was a tricky one. I spent most of January and some of February getting it right. There are several different light sources of different colors, intensities, and angles. It was a minefield of optical tricks and illusions. There’s also little room for error ... Read more
Finally Done: Elora With Christmas Lights
I’m finally done with this new painting: Elora With Christmas Lights. This was a tricky one. I spent most of January and some of February getting it right. There are several different light sources of different colors, intensities, and angles. It was a minefield of optical tricks and illusions. There’s also little room for error ... Read more
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
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a painting of a horse drawn carriage on a city street in the rain at night
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
Childe Hassam, Rainy Midnight, 1890
an oil painting of a full moon setting over the ocean with ships in the distance
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
George Henry, River Landscape by Moonlight, 1887
an oil painting of a forest at night with light coming through the trees and people in the distance
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
George Inness, Watching the Sun Glow, 1887
a painting of a ship in rough seas with the moon shining through clouds above it
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
Ivan Aivazovsky, Stormy Sea at Night, 1849
a painting of a boat in rough seas under a full moonlit sky with dark clouds
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
J.M.W Turner, Fishermen at Sea, 1796
the night sky is lit up by stars above a field with trees and dirt roads
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
Jean-François Millet, Starry Night, c.1850
a painting of people walking down a street at night
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
John Atkinson Grimshaw, Evening on the Pier
a painting of boats in the water at night
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
John Atkinson Grimshaw, Nightfall on the Thames, 1880
a painting of people walking in the rain
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
Lesser Ury, In Front of the Cafe (Berlin at Night), c.1920
the starry night over the sea by van goghe wall decal, with an image of two people standing in front of it
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
Vincent van Gogh, Starry Night Over the Rhône, 1888
an image of a painting that looks like it is in the middle of a night
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
Aert van der Neer, Night Landscape With a River, c.1700
an image of a painting that looks like it is in the middle of a night
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
Aert van der Neer, Moonlit Landscape With Bridge, c.1640