Author Archives: Richard Harby

Corridor III

© 2011 Richard Harby. All rights reserved.

Painting by Richard Harby This realist interior was created in Winsor & Newtons Artists’ Oil colours on canvas. It was painted from a water-colour study done in situ and photographs. The chalk marks, paint splashes and graphiti were carefully positioned … Continue reading

Geller spoons

Geller Bending Spoons painting by Richard Harby © 2011 Richard Harby. All rights reserved.

Painting by Richard Harby 30cm x 40cm W & N Artists’ Oil Colour on Canvas This small oil painting is part of a series of pictures that have conjuring & magic as a theme. The three bent spoons have been … Continue reading

Dark studio

Dark Studio painting by Richard Harby © 2010 Richard Harby. All rights reserved.

83cm x 51cm W & N Artists’ Oil Colour on Canvas This Oil Painting was painted from life and is a room in the Medlock Fine Arts Dept. Manchester. I made the painting just after I had seen the Edward … Continue reading

Instant levitation

Instant Levitation painting by Richard Harby © 2010 Richard Harby. All rights reserved.

70cm x 50cm W&N Artists’ Oil Colour on Canvas This is an oil painting of a baffling Illusion that was shown on TV as one of the worlds greatest tricks.It is painted in oils on a rouge grained canvas. The … Continue reading

Blue door

Blue Door painting by Richard Harby © 2010 Richard Harby. All rights reserved.

24cm x 33cm W & N Artists’ Acrylics on canvas A small acrylic painting of part of a door in Gourdon, France. The image is depicted half life size in this painting. I have painted a series of ten door … Continue reading

Green fire doors

Green Fire Doors painting by Richard Harby © 2010 Richard Harby. All rights reserved.

91cm x 61cm W & N Artists’ Oil Colour Painted at night under fluorescent Lighting at the Medlock Fine Art Centre. The picture is painted on a coarse canvas in Oils. In the centre of the picture are the sodium … Continue reading

Spoon

Spoon on Chessboard painting by Richard Harby © 2010 Richard Harby. All rights reserved.

20cm x 30cm W & N Artists’ oil colour on canvas The spoon is painted life-size on a wooden chess board it was produced at the same time as the bent spoons painting and has a sort of Dutch interior, … Continue reading