‘Master realist’ painter, toy lover returns for Art on the Rockies in Edwards

11th July, 2014 by

By caramie schnell

Etsy and eBay have proved to be an electronic toy box for Arizona artist Richard Hall. The painter has discovered most of the vintage novelties in his most recent still-life paintings online, he said. “Those sites have opened up so many possibilities for me, because you can find anything,” he said. “It’s a great resource for a still-life painter. My two favorite searches are for ‘vintage wooden pull toys’ and ‘vintage tin toys.’” Hall was the featured artist at last year’s Art on the Rockies festival. “Richard’s art is reminiscent of Norman Rockwell with a twist of Ricky Gervais,” said …

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