Rob K's recent sketches

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Re: Rob K's recent sketches

Postby gpathy » Fri Sep 18, 2015 4:18 am

Agree with Andre... gorgeous reflections...
and I keep going back to the "Sunday afternoon while sitting at a picnic table"
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Re: Rob K's recent sketches

Postby mpainter » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:20 pm

A few of the dozens of on-Location studies from the last few months.
These are on paper or in sketchbooks.
Trying to rapidly sketch/paint my impression of the locations light and atmosphere.
Watercolor, Gouache or acrylic.
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Re: Rob K's recent sketches

Postby mdmattin » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:26 pm

Nice work, Rob! Sensitive atmospheric perspective. I keep coming back to Frozen Lake with its subtle snow colors and impressionistic underbrush in the middle ground.
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Re: Rob K's recent sketches

Postby Andre Jute » Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:47 am

Super sketches, Rob. Something we can all "borrow" from you struck me: the projection the color of whatever casts the shadow into the shadow, seen strongly in the last summery light study. It raises the question, "What's the difference between a shadow and a reflection?" It's a rhetorical question, with as many answers as there are artists, but one each artist must eventually answer, as you've already done. Can't work on light, which is what painters do, without considering reflections and shadows.
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Re: Rob K's recent sketches

Postby Russ » Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:36 pm

Absolutely amazing. These convey far more feeling than a photograph ever could.
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