Scott discuses The Hermit by John Singer Sargent. The painting is currently in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Try to see what you want to learn form various painters.
Sargent could carry the color in the shadow and not in the light which is depicted in The Hermit.
Sargent could draw you to a spot but then you seen other interesting areas like the deer and man in The Hermit. You are not drawn to those items at first.
Begin building a library of images from John Singer Sargent.