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Verdaccio Underpainting
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rodrigo Leal May 1, 2014.

Art Renewal Center
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Wickham Feb 26, 2012.

Google Art Project
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Which medium do you prefer? eg. oils, acrylics, etc.
Are you a full time artist?
Full Time
Who are your favourite 2 artists?
Sargeant & Sorolla (& Quang Ho)
Do you have any goals for your painting?
To get better and better. To create a masterpiece.
What's your website address? (If any)

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Painting Transparent Water

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 13:32 5 Comments

Here's a brief clip from the Chinaman's Bluff painting lesson at:

Many beginner painters see water and assume it's all blue, or all green, without looking to see what's really going…


Painting a vibrant still life

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 17:55 12 Comments

'A Picnic in Tuscany' 40x40" Acrylic on canvas by Richard Robinson…


Pataua Pleasures

Posted on October 5, 2016 at 17:12 2 Comments

"Pataua Pleasures" 12x18" Oil on Canvas

Two thirds done.…


Imagine a painting trip to China

Posted on May 4, 2016 at 16:35 0 Comments

Painting in China - the experience of a lifetime.

Can you imagine a group painting trip in China? 

Having organised 5 such trips, every time I love to see that people are pleasantly surprised by how…


The importance of shapes

Posted on January 14, 2016 at 13:00 4 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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At 15:55 on March 21, 2017, Roena King said…

Thank you Richard. Yes always exciting to sell something you work so hard on and actually get to meet the person who bought it. When the gallery sells you never meet the person.

At 9:24 on March 1, 2017, Roena King said…

Hi Richard.  Thank you for taking the time to leave me such a nice comment on my painting, The Fall Stream.  It means a lot to me that  you would do this.  Roena

At 6:24 on January 31, 2017, Walda Juhl said…

Hi, Richard!  This is my address as I never did receive that boat painting from long ago.

Walda Juhl

580 W. Munger Rd.

Munger, MI 48747

At 6:58 on November 15, 2016, Tammy Wolcott said…

Hi Richard,  

You probably already know all this, but I got this very good article on copyright free photos in my in-box from Art Tutor.  Here is the link:

I don't know how to share it on this website but I think lots of the members would be interested.  



At 4:09 on October 15, 2016, Rajesh K Sharma said…

Thanks Richard for the quick response and also for refunding my money back. Hope to join your live workshop one day. You should hold a workshop in New Orleans too.

At 9:36 on October 14, 2016, Rajesh K Sharma said…

Hi Richard, I have joined many of your workshops. One of the workshop, "Streets of Varnezza, WS 39" i cant find on my downloads. So I paid $10 to buy the download again but I cant download it. So can tell me, how can I download it? 

At 0:05 on August 29, 2016, Mark Price, said…

Hi Richard, looking forward to getting started.

About time you may say !!

Can you advise of the next workshop topic for September as I need to enrole.

My FB contact is Mark Price art.....well I had to put something there !!

Mainly for the Perth Plien air group, and art type association.

I have been trying to put paint on canvas etc, slowly getting more "mark time "



At 7:39 on June 16, 2016, Mireille Fournier said…

Thank you so much Richard for you awesome welcome, This great fun cant wait to do the next workshop.

Best wishes,


At 13:22 on January 29, 2016, Sharon Casavant said…

Richard, I added IA and AA so you can add my painting of the rose in the magazine/s!  Thanks!

At 0:18 on September 27, 2015, Jan Duarte said…

Happy birthday, Richard! Have a lovely day!


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