Atropa

I took advantage of a very rainy May weekend to finish this new piece called Atropa. It was done with .13 & .18 Rotring Rapidograph pens. I hope you enjoy it. The work is available. If you are interested, drop me a line. - Richard

Bird of Ill Omen

The Bird of Ill Omen, was finished earlier this year. Even though it's only the end of March, the time spent on this drawing already seems long past thanks to the dramatic events in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The first tentative lines for this piece were drawn many years ago: the creature with the... Continue Reading →

Firebug

This a newly completed piece. I hope you enjoy it! The work is available for sale. Please message me for details if interested. Richard

Art of the Socially Distant

I hope everyone is doing okay. Today I'm posting a couple of things I did over the weekend. I hope you enjoy them.   I found a little scribble in an old sketchbook and decided to turn it into a drawing. The watercolour gives the piece the feel of a children's book illustration. One of... Continue Reading →

TheWedding of the Earth and Sky

One of the pieces I'm working on this fall is The Wedding of the Earth and Sky. It will be entirely stippled with my trusty Rapidograph pens. I am pleased with the progress so far. Apart from the pencilling, these images represent about 4-5 hours work thus far. I'm already penciling two more pieces in... Continue Reading →

Secret Society

I started a silverpoint commission several years ago (2006) called the Secret Society. Each of the 10 drawings is a miniature (4" x 3"). This past week I had the time to finish the series, 7-10. I hope you enjoy them! Richard  

Garden of the Moon

It's been a busy summer so I haven't had the chance to update my blog. With fall approaching I can get back to posting on a regular schedule. So, first up is this piece, Garden of the Moon, which I just finished on Wednesday. It took two months to complete, in sessions of 2 -... Continue Reading →

Crown of Coral

This past week was productive. I handed in all of the artwork for Magpie's Ladder (my forthcoming short story collection) to PS Publishing. Unfortunately I can't show it to you yet, though if you follow me on Instagram you might have glimpsed some of the work in progress. Instead, I am showing you this new... Continue Reading →

Pollen

Pollen is a new drawing (personal work) that I finished towards the end of January. It was done using .13 & .18 Rotring Rapidograph pens. The image below is a quick iPhone shot of a new work in progress called Hearts Divided. I'm hoping to get it done in the next few weeks, working on... Continue Reading →

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