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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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How would you categorize your painting style?
Impressionistic
Which medium do you prefer? eg. oils, acrylics, etc.
oils
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)
http://www.newzealandartist.com

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Painting on a vibrant canvas

Posted on July 26, 2017 at 19:30 1 Comment



“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…

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2 Techniques for more accurate drawing

Posted on July 7, 2017 at 10:44 3 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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Improving your painting with glazes

Posted on May 23, 2017 at 18:18 7 Comments

Learn about how to use glazing to improve your oil paintings in this video.

The same applies for acrylic painting, though you would use gloss medium varnish or some other clear fast drying medium to mix your glazes with.

With oils I currently either use walnut oil or alkyd walnut oil medium as a…

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Improving your painting with glazes

Posted on May 23, 2017 at 18:17 0 Comments

Learn about how to use glazing to improve your oil painting. The same applies for acrylic painting, though you would use gloss medium varnish or some other clear fast drying medium to mix your glazes with.

With oils I currently either use walnut oil or alkyd walnut oil medium as a glazing medium.

Learn more about…

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Seeing the world like a Painter

Posted on May 22, 2017 at 11:03 11 Comments

Here's how I look at the world as a painter...

This video is about Seeing the world like a Painter. Learn more about painting at http://www.livepaintinglessons.com

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At 2:55 on September 14, 2017, Ningning Li said…

Happy to hear about it, Richard, you are  a very creative artist. I have no doubt that you will  come back to give us a happy surprise and excitement.

At 3:51 on September 12, 2017, Ningning Li said…

Richard, Hi,

When  are you going to come back for the new teaching here?  Hope that everything is going on well.

At 1:01 on July 24, 2017, Sharon Repple said…

Hi Richard, I just received my copy of the International Artist Magazine and was so excited to see my painting "At the Beach" in this issue. What an opportunity you offer us when you critique our work. I thank you again for your gentle encouraging critique. 

At 6:39 on June 20, 2017, Brenda Morgado said…

Hi Richard I am new and can't find anywhere to know how many photos we can upload in one day ..sorry to bother ...Thanks Brenda

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:  

https://www.arttutor.com/blog/201611/where-find-legally-free-reference-photos-your-art-part-2-2?mc_cid=f04a78ccc9&mc_eid=8773751e4f

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

Cheers,

Tammy

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? 

 
 
 

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