Words of Wisdom: Painting Skies with Grace

by Matthew Innis |

.In his book, A Course of Lessons in Landscape Painting in Oils (1881), author Alfred Fitzwalter Grace (1844-1903) gave several suggestions on how to attain the proper looking sky using contrasting colors in the underpainting.  “To get the quality of intense blue seen in a summer sky, let your ground be brilliant yellow;  for a…

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