February 2013 Blog Posts (7)

My facials on objects are full of lines

I think lines save you time just make them thick or thin , I think!

Added by clarence mathe on February 27, 2013 at 21:03 — No Comments

Ramshackle

"Ramshackle" 11x15" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson

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Had a good paintout this morning with Jennie Degroot. I've painted this subject a few times but the wind and flat lighting out there today made this a real…

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Added by Richard Robinson on February 27, 2013 at 17:30 — 3 Comments

Painting adventure with Nat

"A Warm Spot" 11x14" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson

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Loved this little spot. My painting buddy and host Natalie Tate tried her first plein air painting here quite successfully on a big canvas, but being her first time…

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Added by Richard Robinson on February 25, 2013 at 18:30 — 1 Comment

background for Animal Portraits

I have been doing dog portraits.  I am doing them from photograph.  This one, the person wants the chair to be the same color it is, but it is woven cloth and a few colors combined.  I don't want it to overpower the dog with the design in the chair.  I am thinking to leave it as it is, or to make the swirls an off-white.  Also, the background color I am having trouble with.  I know I should incorporate some chair color into the dog's shadows? to harmonize? But darker?  Hence, warm dog, cool…

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Added by Sharon Casavant on February 25, 2013 at 13:27 — 3 Comments

Painting Shelly Bay

"Camping, Shelly Bay" 8x12" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson

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Had a really…

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Added by Richard Robinson on February 10, 2013 at 16:57 — 5 Comments

Painting Ruakaka Estuary

"Ruakaka Estuary" 11x11" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson

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Had fun painting this…

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Added by Richard Robinson on February 8, 2013 at 21:36 — No Comments

Camping and Painting

"Port Jackson" 11x13" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson

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Just got back from a week away campervan-ing around the Coromandel with the family. Had a great time. This was the…

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Added by Richard Robinson on February 7, 2013 at 11:40 — 1 Comment

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