Radnor After Dark is an 11x14 oil done in plein air by Shirley Fachilla.
I’ve found two contemporary painters who create nocturnes of great beauty, mystery and power.
painter, John Cosby and Maryland’s
Hiu Lai Chong chose as their subjects, the landscapes of today’s America,
and sometimes the landscapes are shown after dark. I read about both in the
latest Plein Air issue and was very impressed by their work, especially the
I can’t say I was inspired to do my own night-time painting by either one of them. The Chestnut Group has been painting the moon over
for at least a couple of
years. And I finally joined the group in the moonlight. But I can say I loved
doing it…loved the speed I had to paint, loved being surrounded by the night.
Didn’t love the mosquitoes but then I didn’t notice them while I was painting.
Only heard their hum after I was done! Radnor