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Robin Rosenthal's Paintings

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Broccoli on Blue Background

BROCCOLI ON BLUE BACKGROUND

I've always wanted to paint a stalk of broccoli but I wasn't ready, silly as it seems. I also found it a simple subject, but hard to...

Self-Portrait

SELF-PORTRAIT

Now that it's spring I see a lot of Robins hopping around. Never having painted a Robin before, I thought I'd give it a try. Pretty...

 
 
 
March to March Art Show 2021

MARCH TO MARCH ART SHOW 2021

The show at the National Bottle Museum in Ballston Spa, NY has a wide variety of compelling art. There are over 30 regional artists...

The German Landscape Challenge

THE GERMAN LANDSCAPE CHALLENGE

My painting The German Landscape Challenge , a 6 x 6 in. oil on gessobord from 2015, is on its way to Australia to join two older daily...

 
 
 
Tiffany Cigar Box Painting

TIFFANY CIGAR BOX PAINTING

I enjoy painting and drawing my son's and daughter-in-law's cat Tiffany. She's a sweet furry cat that lounges around their NYC apartment....

Purple Cabbage, Scallions and Radishes

PURPLE CABBAGE, SCALLIONS AND RADISHES

When I was at the supermarket looking for still life objects to paint I chose these three vegetables, a purple cabbage, scallions and...

 
 
 
Seven Lemons

SEVEN LEMONS

10 x 8 in. oil on Ampersand panel I set up my light box for this still life. I haven't used it in a long time, but there was so much...

Five Lemons on Blue Plate

FIVE LEMONS ON BLUE PLATE

I know I can't attempt to paint anything unless I've already painted it in my head. I don't hope to figure it out along the way. To...

 
 
 
Pink Glass Mug, Green Glass Saucer and Orange

PINK GLASS MUG, GREEN GLASS SAUCER AND ORANGE

I find drawing helps me decide what to paint next. If I can imagine the drawing as a painting, then I'll move ahead with it. If I can...

Green and Blue Glass Objects Process

GREEN AND BLUE GLASS OBJECTS PROCESS

I thought it would be fun to show you my process. Set up Pencil drawing Small test painting Sketching it onto a 20 x 16 in. canvas Green...

 
 
 
Green and Blue Glass Objects

GREEN AND BLUE GLASS OBJECTS

I stretched this canvas on a 20 x 16 in. frame and applied five coats of gesso. The surface was very smooth and a pleasure to paint...

Most Viewed 2020

MOST VIEWED 2020

These are some of my most viewed images from 2020.Thank you for a wonderful year and best wishes for a Happy New Year.

 
 
 
Clear Glass Bowl on Blue and Yellow Papers

CLEAR GLASS BOWL ON BLUE AND YELLOW PAPERS

I'm pleased with this painting even though it looks simple and it took me a while to figure it out. I had to get the shape of this...

Green Vaseline Glass on Teal Plate with Lemon

GREEN VASELINE GLASS ON TEAL PLATE WITH LEMON

Here I am again painting this interesting green vaseline glass. When the light is just right the glass fluoresces. The National Bottle...

 
 
 
Honey Jar and Lemons

HONEY JAR AND LEMONS

This painting is all about color, light values, color temperatures and a sense of transparency. What is better than a honey jar to...

Getting back into the swing of things

GETTING BACK INTO THE SWING OF THINGS

I've had a difficult time thinking about participating in art shows during this pandemic and political season. My current strategy...

 
 
 
Yellow Pepper on Pink Plate

YELLOW PEPPER ON PINK PLATE

Painting glass is as much a looking, thinking and planning process as it is a painting process. It's fun, but it makes you question...

Clear Beer Glass and Yellow Pitcher

CLEAR BEER GLASS AND YELLOW PITCHER

It's clear glass month at the ASL remote class. Clear glass is made up of lost edges, reflections and refractions. These can be seen...

 
 
 
69th Stockade Villagers' Outdoor Art Show 2020

69TH STOCKADE VILLAGERS' OUTDOOR ART SHOW 2020

The Stockade Art Show this year was different. It wasn't advertised, but it turned out to be a beautiful day and well attended. Everyone...

My 100th drawing on Pinterest

MY 100TH DRAWING ON PINTEREST

This is my 100th drawing I've posted on Pinterest. I started in February 2018 with a sketchy drawing of my neighbor's dog Dipper. What...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

How to Shoot Milky Way Photos with Image Stacking to Clean Up Noise

How to Shoot Milky Way Photos with Image Stacking to Clean Up Noise

Aloha, and welcome back to my astrophotography tutorial write-ups. I wrote an article last month on the basics of photographing the Milky Way core season. Today I am going to... Read more ...

Just Three

Just Three

It's spring and I thought that those endearing and pesky robins who wake me up at dawn would be the perfect thing to sketch with just three colors. Black for their wings and... Read more ...

Boy Oh Boy

Boy Oh Boy

Saturday Leftover Day. I have shared many pages from the scouting magazine Boy's Life. Some using my own scans, some from the complete run that can be found online. The comic... Read more ...

Rusty Young, Country-Rock Pioneer, Is Dead at 75

As a founding member of the band Poco, he helped define a genre and establish the pedal steel guitar as an integral voice in West Coast rock. Read more ...

Summer Cottage Pötzleinsdorf / Schuberth und Schuberth

Summer Cottage Pötzleinsdorf / Schuberth und Schuberth

Schuberth und Schuberth Location: Wienerwald, Austria Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Christoph Panzer Area: 50.0 m2 Read more ...

The First-Ever Camera Collar Footage Shot by a Wild Wolf

You can now see the world from a wolf's point of view. This 3-minute video is the first-ever camera collar footage shot from the perspective of a wild wolf. The video was... Read more ...

After Bullying Reports, Scott Rudin Will Step Away From Broadway

The powerful producer of “Hello, Dolly!” and “The Book of Mormon” regrets “the pain my behavior caused” and says others will directly run his shows. Read more ...

Why Are So Many Cameras Limited by Design?

Why Are So Many Cameras Limited by Design?

Expensive cameras often lack basic features. The most common limitations-by-design are fixed screens and no flash. I suspect that some camera designers aren't photographers and... Read more ...

ROBERT FAWCETT'S MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ROBERT FAWCETT'S MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Even a boring spot illustration of a postal clerk can become an exciting trip through an abstract art exhibition when the illustrator is Robert Fawcett. Take a closer look... Read more ...

Krazy Kat

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