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 28, 2012

Self-Portrait (repost)

I've posted this photo before, but it seemed a nice one to end with. I've come to the end of the material that I want to share here. It's possible I'll find more pieces that are worthy of the collection, and if so, I will add them.

This marks the end of my regular posting. RTH always told his photography students that the secret to taking great photos was "you throw enough mud at the wall, and some of it will stick." He got a lot to stick, but there was a lot to sort through. I've enjoyed going back through all of his art. I hope you liked it too.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Vase and Cup (watercolor) with Pencil Study

Watercolor of a Vase and Cup, accompanied by a smaller pencil sketch.  
Undated; it appears to have been drawn while RTH was in college.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Abstract #4

Abstract (I think).  Tempura on Paper.  11" x 15".  Painted while RTH was in college.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Front Gate with Mailbox

Front Gate with Mailbox.  Japan, late 60s.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Loading Crane and Tracks

Loading Crane and Track.  Tempura on Paper 10" x 12".  Painted while RTH was in college.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Tools (sketch)

Tools.  Sketched in ink.  Undated, but likely around 2002.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Dripping Faucet (photo)

Dripping Faucet.   late 60s, Japan.  No flash or high-speed camera, just patience and timing.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Abstract Still Life

Abstract still life painted while RTH was in college.  15" x 22".  Tempura on Paper.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Coffee Mug with Spoon

Charcoal sketch of a coffee mug with a spoon.  Undated.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Bracing Trees for Winter

Trees being braced for winter.  Japan, late 60s.  If you look carefully, you might find JLS or MSH (or is that CTH?) in the crowd in the bottom right.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Valley village (painting)

Tempura painting on paper of a village in a valley.  9" x 12".  This was done while RTH was in college in Oregon.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Paradice Village, Mexico (sketch)

Paradice Village, Mexico.  8 Feb 2005.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Japanese Water Mill in Snow

A Japanese Water Mill in Snow.  Late 60's.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Abstract Greek Statue


Abstract painting of a scene with a Greek statue.  Tempura on paper.  10" x 14".  Painted while RTH was in college.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Woman in Kerchief

Woman in a kerchief.  Japan, probably late 1960s.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Kodak EasyShare CX7310 3.2 Mega Pixels

Kodak EasyShare CX7310 3.2 Megapixels.  Sketch in Mexico, 2/8/2005.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Abstract Trees

Abstract done in College.  15" x 20".

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Pile of Chain

A Pile of Chain.  Presumably at a shipyard in Japan, soon after our arrival there.  Middle 1960s.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Plaza Della Senoria, Florence Italy

Plaza Della Senoria, Florence, Italy.  July 5, 1994.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Water Jug

Water jug on a table.  Tempura drawing.  Done in college.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Hat hanging by Door

Hat hanging by someone's front door in Japan.

Monday, February 6, 2012

North Coast Indian Totem Pole

North Coast Indian Totem Pole.  June 20, 2001.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Railroad Crossing (painting)

Tempura painting on paper.   10" x 12".  Painted during college.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Snowy Tile Roof

Snowy tile roof.  Taken in Japan.  Late 60s.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Haystack Rock with picnic table

Haystack Rock, Tierra Del Mar, OR.  10/16/95.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Still life with Askew Lampshade

Watercolor: Still life with askew lampshade.  12" x 16".  This was painted while RTH was in college.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Gate Detail

Detail of a gate.  Japan, late 60's.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Small Camera (sketch)

Sketch of a small electronic camera.   Probably drawn during the cruise around South America in February 2005.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Abstract Cattails

Abstract Tempura painting on paper.  Done while in College.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Reflections

Reflections from multiple glass buildings.  I think this was taken at Expo '70 in Japan.

Friday, January 13, 2012

The Essentials (sketch)

The Essentials.  Tver Russia, 8/7/95.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Hazardous Crossing

At Sukien Gardens.   late 60s.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Shed with Ladder (Tempura)

Done while RTH was in College.  10" x 12".

Friday, January 6, 2012

Decorating a New Vase

At one of the pottery factories we visited.  Possibly Mashiko.  Late 60s.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Bells at Campo Santa Maria Zobenigo

Campo S. Maria Zobengo.  7/11/94.  The only picture I could find to match is of Santa Maria del Giglio in Venice, which is also known as Santa Maria Zobenigo, so I think this is Venice, not Florence.

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