March 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Painting Glass

"From Our Garden" 8x10" Oil on Canvasboard

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Had fun painting this today, not least of all because it's fresh produce from our very own garden which we've been working on for over 6 months now. I was also thinking that for the next…

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Added by Richard Robinson on March 19, 2012 at 20:03 — 5 Comments

Real Drawing for Kids

Hi everyone, I've been working on getting this project out to you guys for some months now.

My friend Graham Braddock has built these dvd drawing workshops for kids so I can't claim

any input in that at all - I'm just helping spread the word about it so I'm…

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Added by Richard Robinson on March 6, 2012 at 20:09 — 2 Comments

Overwhelmed

I think I've made a mistake by watching all of the videos at once before doing the exercises .Between the Mastering color and all of the free ones, and the landscapes, I've gone from painting to relieve stress to stressing to learn HOW to paint.  Today, I'm just going to slow down and do one exercise at at time and try not to think about all of the things I would like to paint in the future.  I can't believe how much there is to learn and I am so excited about it.  I think this will make me…

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Added by Stephanie Burgess on March 3, 2012 at 20:36 — 6 Comments

Poppies

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I painted this some time ago with acrylics.  It was long before I knew anything about placing a focal point. The right hand corner validates that.  But, I did manage to soften enough edges, I think, to make those red poppies pop.  I am tempted to try this again with oils, but today I have a small 5x7 canvas filled with the huge eye of a sunflower and it's erratic…

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Added by Cathy Dellinger on March 2, 2012 at 11:57 — 2 Comments

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