November 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Color swatches for water variations

Along with brush stroke add color variation with warm, cool and neutral grays


Added by Jim Moyer on November 20, 2011 at 5:13 — 3 Comments

Workshop 4

Pa Beach, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand.

Not a bad spot eh!? This is from my recent trip to Great Barrier Island. If you are keen like I am to use this photo for the next online workshop please do click on the image and then use the 'like' button to vote for this. I've also been commissioned to paint a large painting of this so it would be nice to kill two birds with one…


Added by Richard Robinson on November 16, 2011 at 18:00 — 32 Comments

Peacefull Valley

Workshop3 IA  16X24 oil painting

Added by marilyn Bonnett on November 16, 2011 at 3:21 — No Comments

Painting Dunes at Sunset

"Sunset Dunes" 10x8" Oil on Board




Yesterday evening I took a jaunt down the back of the dunes and set up to try to capture the fleeting colours of sunset. Gotta…


Added by Richard Robinson on November 15, 2011 at 19:30 — 3 Comments

Painting Buildings through a window

This presented me with so many challenges! Wanting the eye to go through the window to the village scene which was the subject of the painting - keeping the frame (castle window) dark enough to be in the foreground - but without arguing with the gorgeous rooftops of…


Added by Annie Cullen on November 14, 2011 at 16:54 — 1 Comment

Fall colors are at there max and are going away faster than normal.

This lil dude oil painting is an 8x10 on a canvas board Looks like winter is going to settle in so won,t be be going out to paint again so will be working up some larger pieces from this summer and fall en plein Aire paintings.



Added by Jim Moyer on November 8, 2011 at 8:17 — 3 Comments

Plein Air Painting on Great Barrier Island

"Pa Beach" 10x14" Oil on Canvas by Richard Robinson

Spent 2.5 hours painting on this nice beach this afternoon in the good…


Added by Richard Robinson on November 7, 2011 at 20:00 — 4 Comments

A little autum color in plein aire


The wind kept kicking up on this 8 x 10 western art landscape oil painting. $100.00 buys it.

Added by Jim Moyer on November 7, 2011 at 2:33 — No Comments

Great Barrier Island

Hi All, postcard from the edge here on Great Barrier Island - 20km off the coast of New Zealand. We're here for a few days giving a painting workshop which has been heaps of fun with a great bunch of people. Looking forward to the next couple of days exploring more of this amazing island and will hopefully fit in another painting or two. About 800 people live here…


Added by Richard Robinson on November 5, 2011 at 19:00 — 4 Comments

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