Claude Monet called Joaquín Sorolla the “Master of Light.”
Imagine if Sorolla had secretly left behind a step-by-step manual showing you how to recreate his incredible techniques for depicting light and emotion.
It would be one of the biggest breakthroughs in art history. Yet as far as we’re aware, Sorolla, who died in 1923, never left such a manual.
There are four masters most artists consider the best of the best of the 19th century: Sargent, Zorn, Monet, and Sorolla.
Sorolla was known for making light glow on human flesh, nearly making viewers squint with the feel of sunlight in his paintings.
Few artists in the world have ever come close to understanding Sorolla’s secrets.
Though little is documented about Sorolla's techniques, artist Thomas Jefferson Kitts has made it his life's mission to discover those techniques through observation and experimentation.
Kitts has spent endless hours breaking down Sorolla’s paintings, experimenting with color, contrast, and composition until he figured out Sorolla's complex methods.
Today Kitts is ready to pass on these findings to you.
We are finally unveiling Kitts’ discoveries on Sorolla with: