Artist of the Day / Robert L. Walker, III / Burlingame, California

I was drawn to the vividness and spirit of Robert’s paintings.



“Robert is a self-taught artist who works primarily with watercolors and gouache.”

“Robert’s paintings reflect his impressions of life, expressed through abstraction in a wide-ranging and impressive display of color.”

“His artistic expression is reflected in a variety of forms, sometimes soft and serene, other times bold and energetic, yet always fun, full of life and exploding with color.”

“Every painting is unique and presents a strong sense of Robert’s spirit and heritage, inspired by his desire to capture and preserve, in his own unique way, life’s beauty for others to enjoy.”

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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3 Responses to Artist of the Day / Robert L. Walker, III / Burlingame, California

  1. barbaraelka says:

    Interesting visual contemplations…
    love his color study

  2. mobius faith says:

    ditto what barbaraelka said.

  3. clinock says:

    Joyful, playful, uplifting dances of colour, line and shape – thanks for sharing. I am beaming over to Robert’s blog pronto…

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