Bethlehem Road

Christopher RobinArts 865

Recently I was trying to find words to describe how I choose a subject to paint.
Consider shoe shopping or speed dating. You survey the potential and zoom in on a …

A nose for winning

Christopher RobinArts 865

Everyone “nose” this guy, but for proprietary reasons, we will keep his name hushed here. With those soulful eyes and character, he is among the most expressive of mascots. Always …

Christmas trees evoke nostalgia for Robin

Christopher RobinArts 865

Nostalgia.
A nostalgic scene for many, the Christmas tree lot of a local garden center takes us to a happy place. The air is crisp with sticky sweet balsam, the lights …

Winnowing

Christopher RobinArts 865

In an agrarian society, fall is the time for the hard work of harvesting, drying and storing crops for winter consumption. It is also a time to celebrate the season’s …

Peace

Christopher RobinArts 865

Charleston is a place guaranteed to warm my bones, feed my belly and fuel my soul. It is rich in art subjects too. Last spring, I needed all of this …

October prize

Christopher RobinArts 865

Have you ever visited a pumpkin patch in October? The air is crisp, the vines have dried and the rich colors of the blue sky and orange pumpkins vibrate off …

Robin shines the limelight on hydrangeas

Christopher RobinArts 865

Just as most summer bloomers are waning, Limelight hydrangeas take center stage and command your attention. That’s what happened in mid-August as I looked for a subject to paint. The …