Creating the Light for Composition requirements

For a realistic painter creating light in paintings is 
the ultimate challenge. To create light in paintings 
the artist has to understand the intricacies of Value, 
Color and Composition. But that’s not enough, there 
is more to it than that.

Morning Light         Artist : Magunta Dayakar

The 18th century great English painter Joshua 
Reynolds said ‘A mere copier of nature can never 
produce anything great.’ 

He used to create light in his paintings for his 
composition requirements.

Here the key lies …’ Creating the light for 
composition requirements.’

This is the most interesting and ultimate subject for 
artists and art students.

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