Richard Rock

Artifacts, Specimens and Landscape Studies

There are times when I need to paint directly from life to collect visual information, to refresh the eye and to revisit natural light effects.  With historical artifacts and natural history specimens, I have the opportunity to "paint history from life."

Winter in "Barbizon Valley"
oil on mounted linen
7 x 13

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