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The importance of shapes

Posted by Richard Robinson on January 14, 2016 at 13:00 3 Comments

The other day I had an email from an art teacher in Uganda asking that I critique some student work - ages 10 and 11.

Here's what I wrote:

Hello class, your teacher has asked me to critique some paintings for you. That’s a pretty cool teacher because he bugged me for you until I said yes. Good job teacher!



Let me say first that each and every artist has their own idea of what…
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My brushes for oil and acrylic painting

Posted by Richard Robinson on January 9, 2016 at 14:00 7 Comments

Here's a wee video about why I use the brushes I do for oil painting and acrylic painting.

Get the Richard Robinson Brush Set from Rosemary & Co. here:…

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Painting Flowers

Posted by Richard Robinson on December 1, 2015 at 14:19 3 Comments

This month we're starting to paint flowers in the monthly online workshop. We're starting off nice and slow with a single yellow rose and the next 3 months will continue with flowers getting progressively more complex. So if you want to start painting flowers now is a great time to start.…

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Lost and Found Edges

Posted by Richard Robinson on July 1, 2015 at 17:30 2 Comments

This month's workshop focuses partly on Lost and Found Edges which to me is one of the real beauties of working with oil paints - that you can soften off or completely lose an edge whilst leaving others sharply focused, adding an air of mystery and romance to a painting.

Here's the painting we're working with:

"Old Timers" 13 x 13" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson.

"Old Timers" 13…

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"Nice warm grass in contrast with the blue water.  The rock shapes echo both which is a nice tie in. I like the feeling of peace "
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