Quote Originally Posted by gandolfi View Post
I'd go for the clue in the headline: Painting....

And painters doing paintings doesn't have the challenges we usually have with shadows ...

So I'd - of course - paint with light!
I've tinkered with still lifes, and using one light mounted high over the right or left shoulder, combined with some diffuse light to fill the shadows a bit is a good start for this type of scene. I never thought of painting with light.