|'Canyon Country Magic' 11x14 pastel ©Karen Margulis|
|My point and shoot reference photo|
If you paint from one of these reference photos and you don't pay attention to how the photo lies...then your painting will be missing the truth. Take an underexposed foreground for example. If you were standing there in real life in front of the sunset you would realize that you would be able to see lighter and more color in the foreground. It won't look black to your eyes.
Avoid using Black in a Sunset Painting!
|closeup of my foreground showing the colors I've used|