R L Oliver
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  • Cali, Valle del Cauca
  • Colombia

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Parading Emberas charcoal and graphite on paper RLO 3 2019

"Very good charcoal work of these figures, a lovely group of these people in a parade and the man playing the pan flute, it expresses this group of cultural ethnicity well, the ladies in the front wearing traditional dress, so beautiful and expressed…"
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Parading Emberas charcoal and graphite on paper RLO 3 2019

"Great drawing RL. Well done and yes they are.   H"
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Parading Emberas charcoal and graphite on paper RLO 3 2019

Charcoal and pencil, i.e. graphite, on paper. This is from a photo of parading Emberas, Indians of the Pacific coast and Panama. I thought the women were particularly striking.
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This is a charcoal and graphite drawing of a family of indigenous Guambianos from the Department of Huila, Colombia.
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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…

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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.

Abstractions?

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 continuing branching out with my paintings and drawings to test the limits of what is generally…

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At 5:56pm on March 1, 2019, dee harris said…

welcomed

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 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 5:26pm on November 27, 2018, Beth Scrozzo said…

Wow!! What a huge compliment!!  Thank you so very much. It’s the encouragement that keeps me going!! 

At 7:27am on November 27, 2018, Ed Holland said…

thank you for your comments and for looking through my work. have a great week   Ed

At 4:40pm on November 25, 2018, marilyn grimble said…

Thank you for your kind comment on my wood duck. Mx

At 5:12pm on November 22, 2018, Beth Scrozzo said…

Thank you for the friend request!  I think your word is amazing !

 
 
 

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