Artists, photographers, and lovers alike are drawn to the warm, romantic tones of the Golden Hour. In this book, talented artist Tom Swimm shows aspiring artists how to effectively capture the drama of sunsets in oil or acrylic. Readers can find tips on choosing a color palette, taking photo references, and creating a convincing interplay of light and shadow. Tom also guides aspiring artists step by step through a number of beautiful sunset paintings, from coastal scenes to charming landscapes.
Tom Swimm is a self-taught artist who has long been inspired by the work of Van Gogh, Monet, and Hopper. His artwork has been displayed in several galleries in the US and in Paris, France. Known for his exceptional use of light and color, his LightScapes paintings are collected throughout the world and are available in limited edition serigraphs, giclees, and lithographs. Born in Miami, FL, and raised in New York, Tom currently resides in San Clemente, CA.