Walkbout Artist’ is a headlong plunge into the uncertain and unstable world of survival by the brush. Impassioned Aussie painting guru Robert Hagan arrives in San Diego to start his ‘walkabout’ across USA. He hooks up with his zany Californian gardener/wannabe artist mate Paul Palko who is his guide in exchange for lessons from the ‘master’! Hagan must sell what he paints to pay for everything.

From their small RV/studio on wheels they squat in San Diego and scramble to nut out what that very ‘special something’ is to paint. Doing the painting is ‘nuts and bolts’ straight talk. In Palko’s case it becomes a rollercoaster ride into the often-unstable mind of a wannabe artist! To Hagan failure is not an option. To Palko it’s very much an option.

But to succeed, and move on, they must convince a gallery to sell their ‘creation’....and fast!


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Thank you Bob for the experience of a lifetime. You said you could teach me oils and you did ..it was an awesome experience . Thank you. God bless. 💖

Rita Mamayek

Thank you Robert, learnt many things and came out ready to apply all I learned. What a wonderful experience. Also a big thanks to all who helped set up and run the event. It was an experience of a lifetime. WAHOOO.

Sheri McCoid

Robert doesn't hold anything back, he gives you everything he's got! He's a master! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Norma Lee Pfaff

I am very new to painting, and the information I learned therein made my dreams since childhood more realised. Robert Hagan's process works, in my perspective. A big thank you to Robert for making this such a great experience!

Charlene Boyer