Light (1997)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Len Tabner John Greenwood

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1997

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Light and Shade Working

Synopsis

Programme from a six-part series offering a practical insight into the oil painting process. Artists John Greenwood and Len Tabner explore different ways to study the play of light. Greenwood paints still-lives of imaginary objects in his studio using a fixed light source, while Tabner contends with the changing light and elements, working on a fishing boat to paint a picture of the Hebridean island of Staffa. Also considers the fascination with light of artists such as Masaccio, Turner and Monet.

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