Accomplished by positioning a luminaire within six to eight inches of a facade and aiming it 900 vertically. This approach works beauitifully with the texture of stone or brick retaining walls, privacy fences, building facades, chimneys or anywhere else shadow and light may enhance the surface quality of masonary materials.
Below are two images that illustrate the effects of grazing when a light is placed directly in front of a brickfront house facing upward. This effect not only lends beauty to your home, but is also great for safety lighting.
The images below represent some of the fixtures used for Up lighting / grazing. Artistic Landscape Lighting Design offers many other styles and finishes.