Monday, February 26, 2007

Pacific Ave / oil painting

Well I spent two days working on this one. I took the photo while I was driving and it was really bad, so I did the painting by gut feeling mostly. Some people talk on thier cell phones while driving, some paint thier nails or work on the computer, or shave. I take pictures with the old dig. camera.
Hope I keep working on this one . I think it's salvageable. SOLD

19 comments:

ron said...

Ol'Eddy Hopper gives you a wink from the great beyond. Do you think that perhaps a painter is too close to his own work to even see the evolution or development of his style? I am not an opaque specialist so the mechanics are not intimately familiar to me but I think it is hard to have a "style" all your own because most painting is derivative. Funny thing though, I can see your style starting to form- I can remember your paintings easily, which means they stick. Which has to be good.

W. K. Moore said...

Robin... I got the tight comments on my latest... but I'll spare you that. You tell the story here. Your skill in rendering architecture, autos etc. is way above those that struggle with drawing elements. That leaves you free to communicate a powerful emotion or experience.

Jelaine Faunce said...

Your work is absolutely stunning. I love it. You really capture everything in your scenes. I can practically smell them. Fabulous!!

anna maria said...

t's beautiful ans looks finished to me : )

anna maria said...

Let me try again. I'm trying to hold a dog in one arm and type with the other hand.
Goes like this: It's beautiful and it looks finished to me!

Anonymous said...

Are you planning to offer this piece for sale? I'm interested.
And I agree - it looks finished!

Robin Weiss said...

Wow, some really nice comments here, Thanks everyone!

Ron, If my paintings stick with you, thats better than good thats huge, can't ask for more. Guess I should stop fretting about style and paint.

Hey Bill, Your work lately, over the top man! Thats what I'm striving for in my art and my music, To have the basics so nailed you can focus on communicating the deeper meanings, heart and emotions.

Thanks Jelaine! I'll check your site.

Robin Weiss said...

Thanks Anna Maria, I appreciate you checking in on a regular basis.

Let me guess... ah..Bichon Frise?

Robin Weiss said...

Thank you anon, This painting is larger than most I have been doing. It's about 20x24 in. Yes it will be for sale. I would like to do some finishing touches.

You can email me at robinweiss@earthlink.net if your still interested. Thanks again.

Jennifer McChristian said...

I really like the sense of depth in this one and your drawing is really solid.
It's a keeper!

W. K. Moore said...

I don't know any of the musicians in your favorites list... I'll trust they are all excellent Robin.

anna maria said...

Nope. The little one is a Chihuahua, the big one is a German Shepherd, and the medium one is a lab, whippet, pit mix, maybe.

Robin Weiss said...

OK Jennifer, Thanks! I'm going to finish this one.

Robin Weiss said...

Bill, Its jazzy, bluesy and some gospel. Good stuff!

Robin Weiss said...

My second guess was Chihuahua.
I had a Shepard Husky mix for many years, I loved that dog. He used to lay on the roof of the neighbors derelict cadilac with his girlfriend. They would sit up there and watch cars go by. He also dug a hole so deep in my back yard I was able to bury a goat in it.

Michele Beaulieu said...

I don't think it's salvageable,I think it's gorgeous. It makes me feel like I could walk right into that scene. great talent my dear. btw check out my blog listing today you are in it.

Cooper Dragonette said...

Wow! Wow! WOW! Stunning Robin. As a painter, I can appreciate the hard work that goes into making a piece like this, but that doesn't always guarantee success. You are able to capture the moment brilliantly because you are so tuned to the subtleties of architecture detail, light, space, etc.. Fantastic piece as is.

Robin Weiss said...

Michele,Your a pretty talented gal yourself, Thanks

Robin Weiss said...

Cooper, Your comments are much appreciated! Very encourageing to get such feedback from such talented artists!