April 2014 Blog Posts (9)

Final Reveal - Portrait to be delivered tomorrow!

Thanks to all who gave input regarding the background for this portrait!!  i chose the blue/gray to complement and bring out her skin tones.

Added by Lori Ippolito on April 30, 2014 at 16:31 — 11 Comments

Steve Jobs

This is a Macintosh Apple. Steve Jobs worked on Apple farms during his adolescent years, which influenced the name of his famous company: Apple. Jobs had a high regard for the place, where Art intersected with technology. Being an amateur artist and a professional engineer, I sort of understand this intersection and enjoy when and where I see the two meeting,… which…


Added by Faisal Tariq on April 27, 2014 at 3:50 — No Comments

Two Paintings Accepted into Juried Museum Show

Great news - two of my paintings have been accepted into the Westmont College Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, in Santa Barbara, CA. The juried show, "Made You Look!", was judged by artist, Meg Cranston, who is the Chair of Fine Arts at Otis College of Art and Design.

The two pieces are:

"Black Beauty" & "Eye of the Cheetah"…


Added by Lanny Sherwin on April 24, 2014 at 4:41 — 3 Comments

Brush Bath

Another little 7"x5" painting… Enjoy!  I will be putting it up shortly for sale on Daily Paint Works:


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Added by Faisal Tariq on April 15, 2014 at 17:06 — 2 Comments

FOX HUNT Finished

Thanks to everyone who read and commented on my previous Fox Hunt blog..I'd "finished" the painting but was always bothered by the road..I recently painted dirt over the road and am much happier with the result:)

Added by Lori Ippolito on April 8, 2014 at 17:09 — 6 Comments

Painting Waipu Cove Cafe

"Coffee at the Cove" 18x24" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson

The block-in completed.



Added by Richard Robinson on April 3, 2014 at 17:36 — 6 Comments

Vanishing point

I was painting in mt gallery today, which is not often, and a couple of ladies were watching when one asked me if my gable roof lines were off.

I was painting like roof lines in #2 and they felt they should be as referenced in #1.

Once I showed them that #1 had no vanishing point Like #2 they were happy and continued their tour of the town.

Just a small tip and hope she works for you.…


Added by Jim Moyer on April 2, 2014 at 4:00 — No Comments

Broken Colour

Had a great day today painting with a friend out at Waipu Cove, showing her (and learning myself) the technique of adding broken colour to a painting after the initial block-in stage. I took a before and after photo to help with the teaching…


Added by Richard Robinson on April 1, 2014 at 19:30 — 1 Comment


Everything in this painting depicts a sort of feminine elegance to me.  

Available at DPW:…


Added by Faisal Tariq on April 1, 2014 at 16:51 — No Comments

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