Actor Tim Allen On His Tobin Sprout Painting Collection

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0Dtykc1uPg&t=2s I was surprised to find out actor Tim Allen was one of Tobin Sprout’s biggest painting collectors. So I asked Tobin awhile ago if he could put me in touch with Tim for a comment on his paintings. Better than a comment, Tim agrees to do an entire phone interview about Tobin’s paintings 😀…Read more Actor Tim Allen On His Tobin Sprout Painting Collection

"Fifth Street," 1993, Tobin Sprout, American b. 1955, 42 x 32 inches, oil on canvas

Carefully Described Terrain, Part 2 of 3: Shifting Light

The second indication that Sprout isn’t making ‘a pretty picture,’ comes from the dominant light in Fifth Street. The majority of the lighting in this painting comes from the reflected ‘remnant’ light bounced off the billboard and spilling onto the sidewalk. Continued from "Carefully Described Terrain, Sprout's Fifth Street - Part 1 of 3," published…Read more Carefully Described Terrain, Part 2 of 3: Shifting Light

"Fifth Street," 1993, Tobin Sprout, American b. 1955, 42 x 32 inches, oil on canvas

Carefully Described Terrain: Sprout’s Fifth Street – Part 1 of 3: The Billboard

For a painting that seems, at first glance, empty, Fifth Street is loaded with ideas. This dramatic noir streetscape from Tobin Sprout’s early 90’s sprint into large Photorealism has just been listed for sale, for the first time, online. In the profession of journalism, it is said that the most important part of the story is…Read more Carefully Described Terrain: Sprout’s Fifth Street – Part 1 of 3: The Billboard