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 --Chris

Monday, December 30, 2013

Bolshoi Theater

Bolshoi Theater, Moscow. 7/30/95.

Monday, December 23, 2013

H IH (Alligatored Paint)

Alligatored Paint (Section of a Sign) Photo from Japan, early 60s.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Mexico Vacation (sketch of soda bottle)

Sketch in blue ink of a soda bottle and glass of ice from a vacation in Mexico. 8/16/2001

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Japanese Gate section (photo)

Close-up of a Japanese gate in front of someone's yard. Late 60's.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Mexico Vacation (Sketch)

Mexico Vacation.  Sketch in blue ink. Zihuatanejo, MX.  2/16/2001.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Learning Curve: Surveying from a Hillside

From "The Learning Curve". Surveying from a steep hillside.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Tangle of Wire

Tangle of Wire.  Taken in Japan in the late 60s.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Red Onion/White Onion

Red Onion / White Onion. Undated watercolor.  8.5" x 11"

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Cedar Key Country Store

Cedar Key Country Store, Cedar Key, FL 3/16/96. Sketch in black ink. 8.5" x 11"

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Snow Covered Gravestones

Photo of bunched gravestones sprinkled with snow. Japan, late 60's.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Learning Curve: Drafting Table

From 'The Learning Curve'. Draftsman at a drafting table.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Smoking Chimney

Pencil sketch of a Shack with a Smoking Chimney. undated. 8.5" x 11"

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Ikebana in a Flat Pot (sketch)

Sketch in black ink. Undated. 8.5" x 11".

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The Learning Curve: Blueprint

From "The Learning Curve". 
Drawn in Japan for a Navy training class, in the mid-60s.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Yarn in a basket

Sketch with colored pencil. Dated 10/14/08.  8.5" x 11"

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Seiko (photo)

Photo of a watch mechanism. This was probably done when RTH was in college.

Friday, August 23, 2013

The Learning Curve -- Hooked

From "The Learning Curve". 
Drawn in Japan for a Navy training class, in the mid-60s.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Mums in a Fat Vase

Mums in a fat vase. Undated sketch in black ink. 
(Signature added later)

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

SHIP (photo of cracked paint)

Monochrome photo of alligatored paint. I'm guessing this was taken in the mid-1960s, probably in Japan, but it could be earlier than that. Square format 2" x 2" negative.

Friday, August 9, 2013

St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Sketch in blue ink of St. Thomas of Villanova Church. 6/17/95. From a series of sketches done to commemorate weddings and given as wedding gifts.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Red Grapes (Watercolor)

From the collection of recently located works. Dated April 5, 2008.  (7" x 11")  I hadn't realized that RTH had done any recent watercolors. I assumed this was painted shortly after college until I noticed the date.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Dragon Wall and Pagoda at Tiger Balm Gardens, Hong Kong

Black and White photo of the Dragon Wall (with live cranes) at the Tiger Balm Gardens in Hong Kong. This was probably taken on a trip RTH and JLS took in '69 or so.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Flowers in a Jug

Undated sketch of flowers in a jug. Recently located. I suspect it was drawn in the 60s or earlier. The signature is more recent.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The Learning Curve -- Pipe Wrench

From "The Learning Curve". Drawn in Japan, in the mid-60s.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Rusty Train Wheel

A stark closeup of corroding heavy equipment. I think this was taken in Japan in the mid-1960s.
Also see this Train Wheel, which feels less start, but is probably from the same expedition.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Blue Cactus, Zihuatenjo

A simple sketch of a cactus in blue ink. 2/17/2001.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Watercolor: Ikebana in a Shallow Bowl

Watercolor of a flower arrangement in a shallow bowl. Undated, but I'd guess late 60s when JLS was taking an ikebana course

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Graystone Inn, Wilmington, NC

Graystone Inn, Wilmington, NC. For Amy and Scott's wedding, 16 May 1998.

Monday, May 13, 2013

The Learning Curve-Still

JLS found another trove of art a short while ago. I'm going to start this series with a cartoon RTH apparently did for a Navy newsletter called "The Learning Curve". I'm guessing these were done while we were in Japan, in the mid-60s. There are six of these, and the style  is consistent across them. The only other cartoons that I'm aware of that he did were for family Christmas cards.

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