Moonlight is simply the white light of the sun reflecting off the gray surface of the moon. There’s nothing in that interaction to give the light a bluish or greenish quality. In fact, scientific instruments have shown that the light from the moon is very slightly redder in color than direct sunlight. James Gurney ThisContinue reading “Is moonlight blue?”
I’ve been wandering outside at night studying the trees and sky in preparation for attempting a nocturne. This video from Dianne Mize is a very helpful starting point.
After watching a bad movie (admittedly, with a few funny and moving moments) at the Berkley, I sat on the concrete wall at Mission Bay Beach and sketched these at about 7.30/8.00 last night. Always a lovely sunset there on a clear summer evening. The moon was white, more like the second sketch, but IContinue reading “Mission Bay sketches”
I love nocturnes. I’d like to have a crack at one one day. Bookmarking this article for future reference.