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

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Kite Repairs on the Beach

Taken during a Kite festival on the beach in Japan.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Wooden Staircase, side view

Side view of a staircase at a temple.  This was with a group of photos near the Golden Temple in Kyoto, so it's probably nearby.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Colorful Russian Minarets

Minarets in Russia from RTH's trip in 1995.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Slatted Sliding Door

The slatted panel on the left is an exterior door that slides right to cover the wall panel on the right.  It could have been a door on a house or a store front.  It wasn't unusual for exterior doors in small towns in Japan to have no latch or lock.  This was probably taken in the late 1960s.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Still Life (Draped Rope: sketch)

Still Life of a rope draped over a railing.  October 18, 1995.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Baskets against a Retaining Wall

I'm pretty sure these baskets are sitting on the beach in Zushi, near where we lived.  I think we're looking through the underpass at the right edge that leads to our house, and that the concrete wall on the left is the retaining wall at the top of the beach.  Regardless, it was taken in Japan in the late 60s.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Clothes Hung on Lines

Taken in Japan.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Cupola, Tver Russia (sketch)

A Cupola from Tver, Russia.  That city has a lot of buildings with cupolas, and I couldn't find this one.  Maybe not being able to type in cyrillic was part of it.  Drawn during the trip to Russia in August 1995.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Woman Asleep on Train

Woman asleep on train.  Japan, late 1960s.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Bamboo Gutters and Downspouts

Building with gutters and downspouts made from bamboo and wood.  Japan, late 1960s.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Fall hillside, Japan

Japanese hillside in fall.  Most of the woods in Japan were evergreen, with a scattering of deciduous trees, so there wasn't much in the way of fall colors.  This photo was probably taken in the late '60s.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Grapestake gate

Decorative entry gateway.  Photo taken in Japan, late 60s.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Table and Stepstool (Sketch)

Coffee table and stepstool.  Sketched February 1995

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