Acrylic

*New Work* ‘Response 1851’ (2018)

Mixed media on canvas
(70cm x 50cm)

©Robin Ealdmoor

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*New Work* ‘You were a little to the right, Mr Finch’ (2016)

Mixed media (Ink,Acrlyic & Charcoal) on heavyweight paper.

(42cm x 29.7cm)

©Robin Croucher

New Work: Canto 18 ‘The fall of Phaethon’

©RobinCroucher

Mixed Media on Canvas

(61cm x 91cm)

‘He (Zeus) thundered, and balancing a lightning bolt in his right hand threw it from eye-level at the charioteer, removing him, at the same moment, from the chariot and from life, extinguishing fire with fierce fire. Thrown into confusion the horses, lurching in different directions, wrench their necks from the yoke and throw off the broken harness. Here the reins lie, there the axle torn from the pole, there the spokes of shattered wheels, and the fragments of the wrecked chariot are flung far and wide.

But Phaethon, flames ravaging his glowing hair, is hurled headlong, leaving a long trail in the air, as sometimes a star does in the clear sky, appearing to fall although it does not fall. Far from his own country, in a distant part of the world, the river god Eridanus takes him from the air, and bathes his smoke-blackened face.’ Ovid – Metamorphosis

My latest painting is almost finished! Sneak Peak at Canto 18 ‘The Fall of Phaethon’

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©RobinCroucher

A little close up of my latest work which is so near completion, just the varnish to go. This is shaping up to be one of my best so far! Pretty pleased with it…hell! I might even exhibit it!

Canto 17 ‘Acheron’ (2014)

Mixed Media on Canvas (50cm x 70cm)

This piece is now available for purchase from the store.

©Robin Croucher

‘Fall of Phaethon’ (working title) in progress

I think we’re getting there… A few ‘delicate touches’ to go.

Progress report on new work

As is traditional i’ll keep it brief. I’m making slow progress, I think I’m at the ‘wrestling stage’ as aspects of the painting are moving back and forth with regard to success. It’s coming along but still feels clumsy and lost. When the time’s right I think more decisive mark making will be the answer. My apologies for the rather poor image.