February 2009 Blog Posts (4)

This is where I live!



It occurred to me that a lot of folks reading my blog might not know much about where I live. I found this video on youtube and couldn't resist showing off a bit - it's a pretty cool place, however I'm not skiing, swimming with whales and doing the Maori haka (war dance) every day - only on friday's when we all take our pet sheep over to the Shire and have a barn raising with the… Continue

Added by Richard Robinson on February 26, 2009 at 10:13 — 3 Comments

First 'Painting a Day' Painting

"We Gotta Get Outta This Place..." 12"x12" original oil on panel.



Well, I don't know if I will keep doing this, but let's just see where it goes. I've been very inspired by some of the 'Daily Painters' you can find on the web. It's a great opportunity to hone my skills on little studies and also let people purchase… Continue

Added by Richard Robinson on February 17, 2009 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

The Ultimate Painter's Tool



It took a couple hundred hours of development, field testing and incorporating suggestions from over 50 other artists from around the world, but it's finally finished, and it is… Continue

Added by Richard Robinson on February 15, 2009 at 8:30 — No Comments

Waterlilies Painting

12x12" Oil on Canvas



Finally a waterlilies study I'm not completely disgusted with! It's tough going because it's not my usual subject and I've been studying Monet's techniques which is a whole new ball game PLUS I'm working with new water mixable oil paints which don't behave like my normal paints. I've been… Continue

Added by Richard Robinson on February 11, 2009 at 14:26 — No Comments

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