Famous Waterfall Paintings
- Bright, glimmering highlights, usually where the water is breaking and at major points of movement. The highlights seem to be the most important factor in conveying the water’s sense of movement.
- Thick lights, thin shadows. This helps accentuate the highlights.
- Dark, rigid surroundings. This acts as a point of contrast for the waterfall and its curves and fluid forms.
- Areas of still water have a slightly increased color saturation.
- Weak and tinted colors for the water (grays and weak blues, greens, and purples).
- Soft and lost edges help convey the water's transient nature.