[[ Reading ]] ➹ Light for Visual Artists: Understanding & Using Light in Art & Design Author Richard Yot – Tactical-player.co.uk

Light for Visual Artists: Understanding & Using Light in Art & Design An Introduction To The Use Of Light For Students And Visual Artists, This Is The First Book To Look At The Way Light Can Be Used To Create Realistic And Fantastical Effects In A Wide Range Of Visual Media The First Part Of The Book Discusses The Fundamental Properties Of Natural And Artificial Light, Shadows, The Interaction Of Light On Different Types Of Surfaces, Reflections, As Well As Transparency, Translucency And The Effects Of Light On Colour In Part Two, The Author Concentrates On People And The Environment, Looking In Detail At How To Observe The Effects Of Light To Create Realistic Images In Part Three The Author Looks At The Creative Use Of Light In Composition And Design, For Creating Moods Or Setting A Scene Clearly Written By A Practising Illustrator, And Featuring Hundreds Of Illustrations And Screengrabs, As Well As Practical Tutorials, This Is A Valuable Resource For Students, Animators, Digital Illustrators, Painters Or Artists Working In Any Medium


About the Author: Richard Yot

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Light for Visual Artists: Understanding & Using Light in Art & Design book, this is one of the most wanted Richard Yot author readers around the world.



8 thoughts on “Light for Visual Artists: Understanding & Using Light in Art & Design

  1. says:

    This book methodically works through all aspects of lighting It s a serious subject full of physics and technical whys and how comes There s a lot of facets to light Altogether it s a really difficult subject to tackle and I totally commend Richard for having a go at it Be clear, he s not failed in what he set out to do take a challenging subject and do a reasonably good job of covering it, bit by bit, thoroughly.Having said al


  2. says:

    I m an animation student, looking to specialise in pre production This is probably my favourite textbook of all time I m the kind of person who needs to understand something before I can apply it to my own work, and this book gives really clear, simple explanations about the science behind light and how this affects how an object may look It s basically a science textbook written for dumb artists like me who couldn t understand physic


  3. says:

    I bought this along with several other art theory books to better understand fundamental principles in art Light and colour is definitely among the important subjects.Things that were previously mysterious to me reflections on surfaces, shadows and colours of shadows, translucense, bouncing light et al are now much tangible Understanding such concepts has helped me tremendously with my digital art, both in depicting mass realistically and


  4. says:

    This is fantastic book and an absolute must have for anyone serious about improving their art The chapters are easy to dip in to, and the information clearly explained along with a feast of stunning visual examples Understanding light is one of the foundations to great art, so really studying this book can only aid improvement There are few books that will become classics, but I feel this will be one of them and should be required reading for all a


  5. says:

    Beautiful Just a really beautiful book, lovely layout Fantastically well communicated Takes what could be a dry subject and grounds it in everyday life.As there is no CG content, this book is purely about observing the behaviour of light I d recommend it to any artist.


  6. says:

    Stunning book that makes this complex book easier to understand It s a must for any visual artist Even helped me when it came to doing a studio photography project Made me start observing the outside .


  7. says:

    I ll give 5 stars to this book because I m learning a lot about light s behavior.Very easy to understand and entertaining.I recommend this book to all artists designers, or simply anyone who is curious about this subject.


  8. says:

    Excellent read and informative Everything you need to know about light.


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