March 2011 Blog Posts (11)

another painting.. which always leaves new questions *s*


This painting started out with good intentions.. mainly, of having a meadow, with long grassy stalks everywhere.. now, why is it, when using acrylic paint, no matter how much you 'work' the painting, the colors just seem to fade into the canvas and disappear? 

I'm beginning to think I'm going to throw acrylic painting over, for oil, just to make sure I can…


Added by Robert Gross on March 21, 2011 at 11:12 — 7 Comments

my realism style

Am an upcoming artist,but with time I hope to make it big in this profession,I love art and it has been my passion since childhood.

I created some paintings which I would love to share with everyone.Hope you like them.

Added by Abel Bondi Otieno on March 12, 2011 at 3:45 — No Comments

Mark 2 and 3 Challenges

Well I have been back to this stream twice more. Here is mark 2 and then mark 3 I am suposed to be getting better. :) Whatever is happening I am have great fun doing it… Continue

Added by diane boucher on March 10, 2011 at 8:08 — 6 Comments

Dark and light thumbnail

Added by diane boucher on March 8, 2011 at 18:22 — 1 Comment

Painting Shelly Beach and Diane

'Shelly Bay' - 8x10" - Oil on Canvasboard

Price: $150usd






Added by Richard Robinson on March 8, 2011 at 16:30 — 7 Comments

Painting Waipu Cove Stream

'Waipu Cove Stream' - 8x10" - Oil on Board

Price: $150USD 



Hi guys, had a sweet day to day - the surf AND sky looked good at Waipu Cove so I took my surfboard and my…


Added by Richard Robinson on March 7, 2011 at 17:31 — 5 Comments

the balcony (25×24)cm oil

Added by aram b habit on March 6, 2011 at 20:07 — 2 Comments

Colour Studies for Rangiputa painting

Hi guys, ever done this before? Take a scene and try different coloured lighting in it - one cool, one warm. Very 'enlightening'. This is to give the client a colour choice in the final large painting, to try out slightly different composition options and also to satisfy my own curiosity. Personally I prefer the one on the right, so I'm hoping the client will choose…


Added by Richard Robinson on March 2, 2011 at 18:00 — 11 Comments

Painting Waipu Cove

'Waipu Cove II" - 10x8" - Oil on Canvas board


Had a great day yesterday painting with Diane Boucher at Waipu Cove under a tree - taking our time, having coffee and num-nums - very nice. Below is the progression of the painting...



Added by Richard Robinson on March 2, 2011 at 9:56 — No Comments


Well Ralph Waldo Emerson Today I have certainly tryed something beyond what I have already done so hopefully I will grow. ( In the painting sence that is )

Starting at 9:30 am and packing up at 4:30 pm Richard R endevoured to help me better understand the process of plenair painting and having faith in that process. A challenge Richard I know but one I enjoyed immensly. Obviously as it is now 12hrs. latter 9;33 pm and I am still looking at todays effort.Thank you. C…


Added by diane boucher on March 1, 2011 at 21:42 — 4 Comments

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