James Robinson, a fourth-generation Texan, was a talented artist, musician, and teacher who lovingly portrayed the beauty of his home state of Texas. Through his paintings, he preserved the historic landscape, capturing everything from rugged central Texas scenery with cowboys and longhorn cattle to coastal fishing scenes and wildlife. He also excelled in music, playing the piano and guitar, and even composing original pieces.
James Robinson's artistic journey is documented in a book created by his brother John and other family members, showcasing his early works, painting techniques, and philosophy on art. His teachings emphasized setting high goals, learning from established artists, and focusing on composition, values, color, technique, mood, and subject matter. For aspiring artists, seasoned pros, or art enthusiasts, James' lessons provided valuable insights. His legacy continues through his signature prints and original acrylic paintings, providing timeless beauty and enjoyment for generations to come.