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7 things sunset painters get rong

Posted by Richard Robinson on October 23, 2018 at 12:30 2 Comments



Enjoy this free chapter from the Mastering Sunsets Course.

Everyone loves sunsets

...but for painters like us they're particularly beautiful because they inspire us to paint them, so we're lucky in that…

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7 things sunset painters get rong

Posted by Richard Robinson on October 23, 2018 at 12:25 0 Comments



Enjoy this free chapter from the Mastering Sunsets Course.

Everyone loves sunsets

...but for painters like us they're particularly beautiful because they inspire us to paint them, so we're lucky in that…

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Painting on a vibrant canvas

Posted by Richard Robinson on July 26, 2017 at 19:30 2 Comments



“Red Crested Cardinal” 12×12″ Acrylic on Canvas by Richard Robinson

The idea of painting on a ‘toned’ (coloured) canvas is not a new one. In fact it’s been used for centuries to banish the tyranny of the white canvas and to help thread colour through a painting. It’s tried and tested.

However, not many people paint on vibrant coloured canvas.…

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2 Techniques for more accurate drawing

Posted by Richard Robinson on July 7, 2017 at 10:44 2 Comments

When drawing from life or from a photo there are 2 simple tips to make it easier for you to get it right consistently.

They're both angle transfer methods.

Use your brush or pencil to measure the angle you're wanting to draw, then rotate your body without changing the angle…

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