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The Visible Light and the Painting’s Lighting Composition

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During the movement of Medieval/Gothic era, most artists painted altarpieces and frescos. These paintings had fixed locations and they were not meant for portability. Part of the planning the artists did, was to study the lighting at the locations. Churches tended to have dramatic lighting because of the windows located on high walls, creating theatrical lighting effect. Depending on which side their painting would be placed, they would match the lighting composition (direction/softness) in their painting based on the physical light available in the location (see illustration above). This makes the painting looks naturally lit by the visible light creating life like image. This lighting composition technique had been used by Flemish artists, especially Jan Van Eyck and many great artists after them.

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Lasarasu

Artist | Traditional Art
Canada
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msynt Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the watch!😊
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dofaust Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017
...many lovely works!
I look forward to your 
landscape work...
...yes, wonderful 
skill with light, you have...
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Lasarasu Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017   Traditional Artist
Thanks! Landscape work?
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holmesian1891 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my gosh, your art is so pretty! Have a watch!
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SmudgeThistle Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2016  Hobbyist
Thank you very much for the favourite on my Carry On art! :D And your artwork is incredible! :love: I've added your page to my favourites bar so I can go through it later!
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evideadly Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the favorite on "Hades".
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Chlorophyll96 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2016  Student Artist
Thanks! :D
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Geckone Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for adding my drawing to your favourites. I really appreciate that. You are a Star.
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Stephie-Wesson Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving Tamurielle!
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LoonaLucy Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2016
Thank you very much for the Tina favorite!
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