Richard Robinson's Blog – August 2009 Archive (3)

Painting Questions - brush technique

Here's an email I answered recently - thought it might help some other folks out if I showed you my reply to John's questions....

The question...

"Hi Richard, attached is a painting that is the view out my bedroom window. I mixed the colors to match what is really seen. Much better than from a… Continue

Added by Richard Robinson on August 25, 2009 at 10:35 — No Comments

We're Back!

Well that was fun! 7 Nights in Rarotonga with my goodly wife and 5 friends. In case you're wondering, yes I did take my paints - lugged my big outdoor painting easil over there with me - don't know what everyone else had in their backpacks - mine was chocka! BUT, I didn't do any painting! I guess I could have made time for it but we seemed to be pretty busy most of the time - spent 4 days learning how to scuba dive and the rest of the time… Continue

Added by Richard Robinson on August 20, 2009 at 13:02 — 1 Comment

We're Leaving!

But we'll be back. :-) Going to Rarotonga for a week's holiday (leaving the kiddies with Grandma) and heading off in a Boeing heat-seeking airplane to soak up some vitamin D. It's winter here in New Zealand at the moment - a good cold one too.

Helen (my wife) and I are going to do a scuba diving course while we're there and get our diving tickets. Am debating whether or not to take my paints with me. Umming and ahhing about that. Got a… Continue

Added by Richard Robinson on August 5, 2009 at 13:29 — No Comments


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