Here's a brief clip from the Chinaman's Bluff painting lesson at: http://www.livepaintinglessons.com/workshop2x.php
Many beginner painters see water and assume it's all blue, or all green, without looking to see what's really going…Continue
Painting in China - the experience of a lifetime.
Can you imagine a group painting trip in China?
Having organised 5 such trips, every time I love to see that people are pleasantly surprised by how…Continue
Added by Richard Robinson on May 4, 2016 at 16:35 — No Comments
The other day I had an email from an art teacher in Uganda asking that I critique some student work - ages 10 and 11.
Here's what I wrote:
Here's a wee video about why I use the brushes I do for oil painting and acrylic painting.
Get the Richard Robinson Brush Set from Rosemary & Co. here:…Continue
This month we're starting to paint flowers in the monthly online workshop. We're starting off nice and slow with a single yellow rose and the next 3 months will continue with flowers getting progressively more complex. So if you want to start painting flowers now is a great time to start.…Continue
This month's workshop focuses partly on Lost and Found Edges which to me is one of the real beauties of working with oil paints - that you can soften off or completely lose an edge whilst leaving others sharply focused, adding an air of mystery and romance to a painting.
Here's the painting we're working with:
"Old Timers" 13…Continue
Been painting this out on the deck for a couple of days. Boy did I feel rusty! I must have repainted that apple about 20 times. A great painter I recently met in California named Anne…Continue
I'm very happy to release this month's new online workshop and demo video at http://www.livepaintinglessons.com/workshop41.php
This has taken quite some study and I found it exciting to follow Monet's footsteps through Venice (virtually), discovering the history there and to be…Continue
Resource Photo: Pataua South, Northland, New Zealand
I've painted this scene several times before, all with slight…Continue
12 of my favorite paintings from this year - ready for you to enjoy all through 2015...…Continue
Had a nice paint out today with…Continue
Painted this Mural on the climbing wall at Ruakaka Primary School earlier this year. The concept is adapted from Van Gogh's Starry Night. "Reach for the Stars Kids" is the inscription. My biggest painting yet. Painted in a day with large speed brushes. Good…Continue
Added by Richard Robinson on November 19, 2014 at 9:48 — No Comments
Wow what a stunning Spring…Continue
Summer at the Cove
Oil on Canvas
16 x 16"
I spent the day with the…Continue