The trick to painting light on a bright day

Painting bright, natural light throws up its own unique problems and solutions. There are some key ideas to get a handle on, but the main ones are the relationship between light and shadow, as well as how light reacts to different surfaces and colours.

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Karla is a film and games concept artist who lives in San Francisco. She's worked at Kabam, Paragon Studios/NcSoft, Ubisoft, Marvel Film Studios, and Industrial Light & Magic. She teaches in her spare time.