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Sargeant & Sorolla (& Quang Ho)
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The 2015 Painting Calendar is ready.

Posted on December 12, 2014 at 13:59 1 Comment

12 of my favorite paintings from this year - ready for you to enjoy all through 2015...…

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Painting a dappled light subject

Posted on December 12, 2014 at 13:48 2 Comments

Last day painting in Queenstown

Posted on December 3, 2014 at 16:08 2 Comments

Painting in the Hidden Valley

Posted on November 28, 2014 at 20:52 5 Comments

"Hidden Valley Trek" 14x14" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson (plein air)

Had a nice paint out today with…


Mural Painting

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 12:58 3 Comments

Painted this Mural on the climbing wall at Ruakaka Primary School earlier this year. The concept is adapted from Van Gogh's Starry Night. "Reach for the Stars Kids" is the inscription. My biggest painting yet. Painted in a day with large speed brushes. Good…


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At 18:25 on December 5, 2014, Lori Ippolito said…
Saw the post about the group project..not on FB so will say thanks here, for the opportunity to take part in such a great project. Wishing congrats to you & all who participated, as well as all who will hopefully benefit from this endeavor!
At 12:26am on December 04, 2014, debbie piro gave Richard Robinson a gift
Just because I was thinking you, I will get back to painting soon, keep up the good work, Debbie Piro
At 10:00 on November 22, 2014, Roena King said…

Richard I just got your e-mail about a question that Abbey wrote to you concerning "infused light".  On one of my sunset paintings I discovered WN Transparent White in safflower oil.  I used it for the very thin wispy clouds at the top of the painting. When you mix the transparent white with other colors it causes the other colors to lighten and become more transparent. I really enjoy it a lot. 

At 10:36 on November 16, 2014, Birdie said…

What happened to being able to purchase 3 months of workshops at a time?

At 7:03 on November 7, 2014, Nancy said…

HI Richard, excellent video with 'Colour In Your Life', bravo! When I visit your websites (other than this one) they come up blank and say "forbidden" (yikes :-)) Any thoughts? Really, if you say your websites are all okay, then I'll know its a glitch some where out in the digital ether. For example, is website okay? Thanks, Nancy

At 4:19 on November 7, 2014, Ningning Li said…

Richard, Congratulations for your new TV show. It is very interesting. Your sense of humor made me laughing. Thanks for your tips. You told us before but I have to be reminded to do it when I paint. Wonderful show. I am so proud of my teacher.

At 1:56 on October 5, 2014, Lynn Darby said…

Really hate that you are feeling under the weather. Feel better soon.

Just to be clear for whenever you are up to it... my issue was that I got a message saying my time had expired, when I only wanted to see stuff related to what I'd paid for.

Take your time and take care of yourself.


At 5:53 on October 4, 2014, Lynn Darby said…

I am disappointed. I signed up for Workshop 35, my first. I thought that membership would cover everything related to Workshop 35, critiques, winners, whatever. But now the month is over I can access nothing. For shame!

At 1:22 on September 25, 2014, Beverly Alldridge said…

Have I missed the final assembly by Richard of our group composition? If so, can someone kindly point me in the right direction?
many thanks


At 10:56 on September 10, 2014, Ana Murza said…

Hi Richard,

I like to let you know that I received "First to Fall" painting. It's absolutely fabulous! I am so happy! I've hung it up in my "studio" and I keep looking at it. I still have to come to terms that I have one of your originals. Thank you very much! I can not wait to share with my family my excitement, is going to be a long wait, it's only 8.30 am and they are all gone to work till late in the afternoon.

Thank you very, very much!

Kind regards for you and your family!



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