R L Oliver
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  • Cali, Valle del Cauca
  • Colombia

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The Human Bean colored pencil drawing on paper RLO feb 2019

This is a preliminary drawing done in colored pencils and markers on paper that I called The Human Bean.
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Bee-Cats on the Cat Tree mixed media on canvas RLO feb 2019

"I also love this RL. Great pallet. Well Done.   H"
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Doing it for love

Posted on December 20, 2017 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

When I started this latest immersion in drawing and painting, I was looking for my old self that enjoyed it deeply and at times could do it hour after hour.  I had lost that for too long, and was more than ready for the fond memories that came to mind in the early 2000s when I was into illustrating words and verses and not much into images in themselves.  So, I took a formal class or two in watercolor, something I had avoided as much as possible before, and discovered happily that I loved…


Tropical Surrealism

Posted on July 23, 2015 at 5:38pm 0 Comments

Since Magical Realism is so big in Colombia, I have decided to do a series of abstracts entitled Tropical Surrealism.  See recent postings on the Blog Section of rloliverartist.com.


Posted on May 4, 2015 at 1:00pm 14 Comments

Abstractions are neither easily definable or easily accomplished.  I find that what I call an abstraction, meaning lifted out of the realm of the specific to the realm of the general, is not seen as such by others, instead, they are often called expressive works.  So, I have tried to…


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At 11:05pm on February 17, 2019, Marilyn G said…

I do appreciate you looking at my paintings RL and thank you for the comments.

At 8:41am on February 15, 2019, Martin Watkins said…

Thankyou RL Really appreciated.

At 2:22pm on February 6, 2019, John R said…

Hey Ron...I could tel you thought that one out ....it really pulled in the viewer and was cleverly done. 

Have a good week my friend. 


At 1:48am on January 21, 2019, P.J Fields said…

Thanks RL for your like and great comment on my Bob Dylan portrait!  Take care,and have a great week.     P.J.

At 11:23pm on January 19, 2019, P.J Fields said…

Thanks again RL,glad you liked my Red Berries watercolor!

At 11:38am on January 19, 2019, Harry13 said…

I know what you  mean R L and I'M 78 (;-)   H

At 10:45am on January 18, 2019, Harry13 said…

No R L I've never tried it    H

At 4:24pm on December 28, 2018, John Andreou said…

Thanks for your great comment on my daughters portrait RL 

At 11:13pm on December 13, 2018, Ted said…

Thank you RL for the comments on Maasai Morani and for all the recent likes.

Have a great weekend.  Ted

At 11:49pm on December 8, 2018, P.J Fields said…

Thanks for all the likes and great comments on my work RL.    P.J.



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