Thursday, November 17, 2016

Bob Richey

Snow-capped Hayroll © Bob Richey
Name: Bob Richey
URL: http://bobricheypastels.com/
Bio: Born in Philadelphia in 1949, Bob Richey graduated from Penn State University in 1971, with a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering. During a 25 year engineering career designing and analyzing aircraft structures with the United States Navy, Bob kept his childhood passion for art. He is mainly self taught although he did study with several local professional artists during his early period with the goal of perfecting his own artwork to a professional level. He turned full time professional artist in 1996, when he took early retirement. Bob's passion for creating art led him first to watercolor before he finally settled on soft pastels as his primary medium. He usually concentrates on relatively small format landscapes, completed in a single sitting. Working on a modest scale allows him to explore many compositions and capture the essence of the moment on paper. It is also a successful business model – Bob has averaged sales of 200 paintings per annum over the last twenty years.
Medium: Pastel
Subjects : Landscape
Style: Representational. Bob's works put a strong emphasis on both composition and color.
Navigation: Since this is a FineArtStudioOnline website, it is built on a template. Not everything is live, but importantly, the paintings are!
Gallery: In Honour of Bob Richey III; Interiors; Rural Landscapes and Gardens; Urban Landscapes; Seashore Landscapes; Pastel Miniatures; Small Square Pastels; Small Panorama Pastels
Image View: Thumbnails are quite small; and there are lots of them - it really is necessary to click on the image to a higher resolution. Download is possible. Snow-capped Hayroll is 9 x 12 ins, 550 x 412, 228 KB.
Demo/Blog: No
Facebook: Yes

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