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Robie Benve
Robie Benve strives to create artworks that communicate love, joy, and positive thinking.
Robie Benve strives to create artworks that communicate love, joy, and positive thinking.

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Schiller Park Bridge - En Plein Air Painting
"Schiller Park Bridge" 9"x12" Oil on board $190 Plein air painting is all about immersing yourself in the landscape during the painting process, and fully enjoy the experience . After many spring outings with awful weather, this day was really beautiful. Su...

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Triad at Three Creeks Metro Park - Plein Air Painting
  "Triad at Three Creeks Metro Park" 12"x12" Oil on masonite panel On Thursday we had another thunder-stormy and very wet day on our Plein Air outing.
(At this point we look at each other and laugh "It must be Thursday!" lol)  The challenge of the day was ...

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Where Yesterday Meets Tomorrow - Oil Painting of Italian Coast
"Where Yesterday Meets Tomorrow" 24"x30" Oil on canvas $460 Buy with PayPal Ah, this place! Every time we go to Pompei I ask to take a walk here, on the promenade of Castellammare di Stabia. The views are always amazing, especially when the sun is setting. ...

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Painting Outside Is Always a Challenge, but So Much Fun! - Yield to Pedestrian, Oil Painting
"Yield to Pedestrian" Oil on Panel, 12"x16" Available Every week I go on a plein air outing with a group led by the talented Joe Lombardo. Last weeek we did a few 10-minute studies of different views of the same park, then it started pouring and we had to f...

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Free Spirit - Inspirational Oil Painting
"Free Spirit" 30"x48" Oil on Canvas SOLD I love skies paintings. After I started adding birds to the skies, I love them even more. This painting in particular has a lot of significance to me; I liked it so much that used it on my business cards and artist s...

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Heading South - Oil Painting of Sunset with Bird Flock Flying at the Horizon
"Heading South" 18"x24" oil on canvas Available Several months ago my friend Rene Nitsche posted a beautiful sunset photo on facebook and I was immediately inspired to paint it. It took me a while, but here is the finished piece, with small changes to the s...

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Still Covered - Still life oil painting
"Still Covered" 8"x10" Oil on panel Buy with PayPal On my Thursday class at the Cultural Arts Center the instructor, Brent Payne, set-up a still life for those that wanted to accept the challenge and give it a try. I loved the idea, and I painted it in a co...

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Three Apples - Still Life Oil Painting
"Three Apples" 6"x6" oil on panel Buy with PayPal Painted from life in about a couple of hours during my Thursday morning class at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center. The instructor, Brent Payne, challenges us with still life set-ups or live models every wee...

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Evening Snow at Thompson Park - oil painting
"Evening Snow at Thompson Park" 8"x10" Oil on panel Buy with PayPal Another winter scene, this time painted very quickly on top of an old start of a landscape painting that I have never finished. The previous colors served well as under-painting.

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Snow and Trees- Oil painting
"Snow and Trees" 9"x12" Oil on panel Buy with PayPal I've had  this reference photo for a while, and always wanted to paint it, but I was always afraid of the challenging subject. Snow is not easy to paint, and all those trees can surely risk to look naive ...
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