Many artists aspire to create a vibrant, impressionistic style of painting. Master painter Kevin Macpherson has developed an effective approach to capturing nature's glorious colors and luminosity in oils, and here he shares his techniques in complete step-by-step demonstrations. Following his use of bold, direct brushstrokes and careful composition, artists will learn to work in a loose, painterly style as they create spectacular oil paintings with rich, glowing tones.
2003 Paul Bunge Prize of the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation for the History of Scientific InstrumentsJudging the brightness and color of light has long been contentious. Alternately described as impossible and routine, it was beset by problems both technical and social. How trustworthy could such measurements be? Was the best standard of intensity a gas lamp, an incandescent bulb, or a glowing pool of molten metal? And how much did the answers depend on the background of the specialist?A History of
Just imagine your audience's amazement when you reach into thin air with a hand that's clearly empty and pluck a glowing ball of red light out of nowhere! You can pass the light from hand to hand, make it vanish and reappear, etc. A staple item in the acts of professional magicians world-wide, the incredible D'Lite is also amazingly simple to perform.