Saturday, December 20, 2008

Happy holidays

Happy holidays form RL Caldwell studio.

"Holiday greetings (Song Sparrow)," graphite sketch, 6 x 8

Sincerest wishes for hope, happiness and peace during this holiday season and throughout the coming year.

I hope that everyone has a great holiday and happy new year!
See you in the new year.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Behind the scenes

I haven't had any thing that I could really show the last couple of weeks. I have been working on a bunch of new compositions which you can see on my composition board below and under that is my other composition board with reference of somethings that I want to do but which I am lacking additional reference to finish the composition. I usually go on these spurts where I create a whole bunch of pieces and when I do there is nothing to show. Everything is happening in the brain and well... I don't know how I could share that with you. I am also working on a commission for a collector/friend of mine, its of her cats. Yes I know any of you who know me, knows that I don't like doing pet portraits but I have full compositional freedom with this one. And the cats are 3rd or 4th generation mix breed of a leopard and a tiger (I think) so that makes them extremely interesting.

Compositions that are ready to be started, just need to prep the canvas's.

Compositions that I am interested in doing just need some more reference.

Below is a glimpse of my show during the opening reception before everyone showed up at the Judy Newcomb gallery on December 4th. Thank you to everyone who showed up, and as always I enjoyed meeting the new people interested in my work and visiting with those who know my work. And to everyone who added something new to there collection - ENJOY!

Thank you Judy for putting together such a great reception.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

A humbling sight

So I am driving to the Judy Newcomb gallery yesterday to drop off my work for my up coming show. As I'm sitting at the traffic light waiting for it to turn green I look over at the marquee for the Local mall and do a double take. After a couple of seconds I said to myself Wholly (insert explicative here) that's my name up there.

Thank you Judy.

Featured Artist Gallery Exhibition

You are cordially invited to the opening reception for

Robert L Caldwell
featured artist

Judy Newcomb Gallery
11382 Mall Drive, Richmond, Virginia
Thursday, December 4, 2008
6-8 p.m.

Robert's work, including select pieces recently exhibited at shows nationwide, will be featured at the gallery from December 4-31.

For more information on the show, please call the gallery at 804.794.6001

(Location of Gallery)

I look forward to seeing everyone there.