Trinidad Nocturne 20 x 24″ Oil © Jim McVicker
In our fascination with how the eye sees and then translates the world around us to our brains, we have found it particularly interesting to study how the eye sees at night. Search for the words “Nocturnes” and “Vision” in the search bar to read many interesting articles about the science of seeing at night and the art of painting at night, or, download our book, Nocturnes – A Primer on Night Painting. We’ve asked some of our favorite artists to show us examples of their nocturne work and to tell us a little bit about their processes in this series of Nocturne Notes.
We have previously featured Jim McVicker’s work in our interview—Voice of Experience – Jim McVicker. You can also see more of his work at Jim McVicker Fine Art. He sent to us these examples of nocturnes he painted in Trinidad, CA and wrote to us:
Trinidad Nocturne 2 20 x 24″ Oil © Jim McVicker
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