Richard Robinson's Blog – July 2017 Archive (2)

Painting on a vibrant canvas

“Red Crested Cardinal” 12×12″ Acrylic on Canvas by Richard Robinson

The idea of painting on a ‘toned’ (coloured) canvas is not a new one. In fact it’s been used for centuries to banish the tyranny of the white canvas and to help thread colour through a painting. It’s tried and tested.

However, not many people paint on vibrant coloured canvas.…


Added by Richard Robinson on July 26, 2017 at 19:30 — 2 Comments

2 Techniques for more accurate drawing

When drawing from life or from a photo there are 2 simple tips to make it easier for you to get it right consistently.

They're both angle transfer methods.

Use your brush or pencil to measure the angle you're wanting to draw, then rotate your body without changing the angle…


Added by Richard Robinson on July 7, 2017 at 10:44 — 2 Comments


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