In memory of Dick Hibbert (1933-2010), I am posting selections from his art. He painted in oil, was an avid photographer, did watercolors, and sketched in pencil, ink, and charcoal.   You can send me email by addressing it to my first name at mydruthers.com. --Chris

Friday, December 31, 2010

Giraffe's tongue

Tourists at a Japanese zoo feeding a giraffe.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Pumpkin still life (pastels)

A still life with pumpkin and carrots.  The picture was drawn with pastels.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Screened Window Scene

Outdoor scene viewed through window screen.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Fountain

Water in a fountain.  Probably in the U.S., but I don't know where.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Decorating Vases

At a pottery factory, probably in Mashiko.  Compare to this factory shot.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Campiello Barozzi, Venice (Sketch)

Campiello Barozzi, Venice Italy.  July 12, 1994.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Kinkaku-ji Temple

The Kinkaku-ji temple is topped with a bronze phoenix.  It's also known as the Golden Temple, which doesn't come through in this still-striking photo.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Himeji Castle

The family posed in front of Himeji castle.  I think that's the main castle building visible in the background on the left.

Monday, December 13, 2010

lined up boats

Boats for hire lined up at a dock.  This was at a park in Japan, though I don't remember precisely where.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Decorating new cups

At a pottery factory, probably in Mashiko.  Japan, late 60s.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Stone House (watercolor)

This is the most detailed of RTH's watercolors that I'm aware of.  It's hanging in JLH's apartment.  JLH thinks this was sketched on site near Eugene, Oregon, while a few of us waited in the car.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Flooded Rice Terraces (photo)

Rice Terraces under cultivation.  

Friday, December 3, 2010

Pavilion at Terra Uchi

This is a sketch that RTH did in February of 1995 of the pavilion he built behind Terra Uchi, the earth-covered passive solar home he built in northern Virginia.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Movie shoot

This is more interesting for the event it reminds me of than the image itself.  This was taken at our first Zushi house, which makes it about 1968.  This is the view down our driveway, which was maybe 30 meters long.  The beach is another 50 meters to the left from here.  The stand they are building is for a movie shoot, with an (apparently) famous movie star on location.

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