Wayne Roberts, artist

a new way of representing light in art

about this way of modulating light into colour plus
a brief essay on connections between the representation
of light in art and the history and science of light

See also Scale Structure theory (first published in 2003, as Principles of Nature: towards a new visual language)
October 2004: reformatted, edited and published to the web, www.principlesofnature.net

 

Low Tide, Cancale

Low tide, Cancale

© 1995 wayne roberts. All rights reserved
stréba series, acrylic on paper, 39 x 49cm
private collection
close-up

This work was published in:
*Gage J, Colour in Art, Thames & Hudson, London, 2006, pp 76-77
Roberts W, Principles of nature, towards a new visual language, W A roberts P/L, Canberra, 2003, 'gallery of selected works by the author/artist'

 

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Astronomer's Day, colour scale painting by Wayne Roberts

Astronomer's day


© 1999 wayne roberts
acrylic on canvas, 119cm x 93cm
the private collection of N. & S.

This work was published in:

Roberts W, Principles of nature, towards a new visual language, W A roberts P/L, Canberra, 2003, 'gallery of selected works by the author/artist'

 

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St Agnes, Provence

St Agnes Provence


© wayne roberts 1995
all rights reserved
stréba series
watercolour,
collection I & J Lester

 

about this way of representing light

  *Dr Gage is the former Head of the Department of the History of Art at Cambridge University. He is an acknowledged international authority on the history of art and colour and has written many books on the subject, including Colour and Culture and Colour and Meaning, both published by Thames and Hudson. (source:Gage J, Colour in Art, Thames & Hudson, London, 2006)
All images © copyright 1995-2008 Wayne Roberts. All rights reserved

 

A brief essay about this way of painting light (written by the artist/author)

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