R L Oliver
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Started this discussion. Last reply by R L Oliver Jan 11, 2015. 8 Replies


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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 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.

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 7:18pm on November 24, 2018, P.J Fields said…

Your very welcome RL,and thanks for the like and great comment on abstract #3

At 1:20pm on November 24, 2018, John R said…

Ron, your work is certainly good enough for a solo show.  Good luck on Monday and please keep me informed ....keep at it my friend. 

Have a great weekend.  John 

At 3:39am on November 23, 2018, John R said…

Hey Ron

Thanks so much my friend for the comments and kind words. You are not only a great artist but a good friend as well to me  and I look forward to keeping in touch. 


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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