Kilborn Workshop Paintings – August 2014

Posted in Art, Art Show, Paintings, Watercolors on August 22, 2014 by Nancy Yackel

Paintings of the Week

For the 7th year Bob attended a painting workshop given by Taos artist/potter Stephen Kilborn this week. A Friday evening gallery show wraps up the class with each participant entering one of their works from the week. As of Friday morning Bob was undecided which of the two paintings below he will enter, either the Taos Courtyard in a vignette style or a more abstracted view of the old Arroyo Seco adobe church.

 

Kilborn Courtyard

Taos Courtyard

 

Seco Church

Seco Church

 

Today he will finish a painting of the chapel at Pilar and perhaps start one of the Talpa church, another of his favorite subjects in the Taos area. A successful and inspiring week.

Pilar Church Unfinished

Chapel at Pilar

(Work in Progress)

Update – New Paintings – Spring 2014

Posted in Art, Paintings, Watercolors on June 15, 2014 by Nancy Yackel

Recently Completed Works

Bob’s webmaster has been negligent of late. Please enjoy his most recently completed painting, three from the Crested Butte, Colorado area and two from Taos, New Mexico.

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Taos Birdhouses

 

Downtown Crested Butte

Downtown Crested Butte

 

False Front Gothic

Gothic False Front

 

Gothic in Winter II

Winter in Gothic II

 

High Road 2014

High Road to Taos

 

 

Update – New Paintings – January 2014

Posted in Art, Paintings, Watercolors on January 25, 2014 by Nancy Yackel

Scenes of New Mexico

View the new paintings Bob has completed in the past few months. Some are totally new, some he’s added detail to and some are a new take on a previous subject. All of these works are available for sale.

Chimayo Church & VillageChimayo Church & Village

Autumn AspenAutumn Aspen

CanyonNew Mexico Canyon

Gumdrop CottonwoodGumdrop Cottonwood

Lone TreeLone Tree Above the Rio Grande

Pilar CottonwoodsPilar Cottonwoods

Kilborn Workshop – October 2013

Posted in Art, Art Show, Paintings, Watercolors on October 22, 2013 by Nancy Yackel

Fall Colors

The theme for the October 2013 Kilborn workshop in Taos was Fall Colors. For the gallery show on Friday night Bob selected his painting of aspens.

 

Looking Up

Looking Up

This painting sold at the show but he’s being encourage to paint another version on the theme.

 

Complete Paintings – September 2013

Posted in Art, Paintings, Watercolors on September 30, 2013 by Nancy Yackel

Four Adobes and An Abstract

Bob’s summer works include four paintings of New Mexico adobes and a colorful departure into the world of abstracts.

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Shop on Ledoux Street

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Pink Adobe on Ledoux Street

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New Mexico Sunshine

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Adobe on Ledoux Street

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Red/Yellow Abstract

Kilborn Gallery Show – July, 2013

Posted in Art on July 23, 2013 by Nancy Yackel

Kilborn Workshop Finale

Kilborn Gallery Exterior

Opening TonightThe final event of each Stephen Kilborn painting workshop is a Friday evening show opening at the Kilborn Gallery in Taos.  One painting from each participant is matted, framed and hung.

Kilborn Show 2Some of the paintings from the July 2013 workshop.

Bob and Laverne

 Lavern Kilborn earns star status each workshop after serving gourmet luncheons each day.  Bob eagerly describes to me, in detail, the menu and preparation of the day’s dishes. Lavern happily shares recipes so that participants can enjoy a taste of Taos throughout the year.

Stephen with Alice

               Stephen Kilborn and daughter Alice stand before some of his colorful, abstract landscape paintings.

Bob had a positive week. His painting, Old Phillips Studio, sold at the show. Plus he goes home with inspiration that will keep him painting for several months.

Bob with Painting

Kilborn Workshop – July 2013

Posted in Art, Paintings, Watercolors on July 18, 2013 by Nancy Yackel

Workshop Paintings

The Kilborn workshops focus on Abstracting the Landscape. On the fourth day Bob  loosens his normal style.

IMG_4433 - Version 2Pink Adobe

Afterwards Bob used the same sketches from Taos’ Ledoux Street to capture the scene in his usual style. This one is unfinished, after he adds the final details we’ll post the completed work.

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