January 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Critiques & comments

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I find most of the critiques or reviews of members works are very uninspiring. My thoughts on the subject are to be thought provoking and I think the appreciation of someone elses work is through the eyes of that individual. Comments shouldn't be cutting as this type of artistry is for me very self fulfilling and for pure self enrichment. I am truly a beginner, though middle aged my appreciation for someone to achieve a beautiful piece of art no matter what style… Continue

Added by Ed Popchock on January 30, 2011 at 4:46 — No Comments

Basics Needed - and I really mean Basics!

Hi, I realized that with all Richard's wonderful info on color and lighting, I would love to see something on 'how to prime a canvas'.  I have painted on art store canvas for years, and never liked the way the paint 'fades' into the weave.  Maybe its time to learn!  Hope to hear from you soon - all the best, Robere

Added by Robert Gross on January 26, 2011 at 16:44 — 2 Comments

DVD lessons Results

Hi every body, this is what I get from the DVD lesson it was very helpful for me and I learned so a lot, best regards to Richard.

Added by aram b habit on January 18, 2011 at 21:43 — No Comments

Painting at Pataua

"Bohemian Rhapsody" 10x8" Oil on Board

 

 

Hi All, still on holiday in our borrowed horse truck, staying at a friend's riverside farm at the back of Pataua. It's a real…

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Added by Richard Robinson on January 14, 2011 at 11:00 — 6 Comments

Paulo, very well executed.  Original idea, very good colours.  Well done.

Paulo, very well executed.  Original idea, very good colours.  Well done. Continue

Added by Adele Weyers on January 13, 2011 at 18:03 — No Comments

Richard, this is a wow picture!  The colours are stunning;  may we know what your palette was?

Richard, this is a wow picture!  The colours are stunning;  may we know what your palette was? Continue

Added by Adele Weyers on January 11, 2011 at 5:13 — No Comments

Painting at Daisy Bay, Tutukaka

"Daisy Bay" 10x8" Oil on Canvas Board

 

Daisy Bay, Tutukaka, New Zealand

 

Hi All, I'm on a wee holiday with the family and took a few hours out to do this…

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Added by Richard Robinson on January 10, 2011 at 14:52 — 5 Comments

Happy New Year!

I did this at my buddy Rubino's place.    I came over to study this skull for a self portrait painting I'm working on.  It was a fun study and a great way to wrap up the end of the year.  Happy New Year everybody!

Added by Paulo Ruvalcaba on January 1, 2011 at 10:10 — 1 Comment

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