I've been working on some silverpoint miniatures over the last few days. These are done with silver wire on a plate finish archival illustration board. I worked them directly on the ground with no under-drawing. I hope you enjoy them. If you are interested, they are posted on my webstore for sale. Richard Quiescent, After... Continue Reading →
I'm not sure how I let two months get behind me without updating my blog, but it's nice to be back. I'm planning more or less weekly updates for the rest of the year. So let's catch up. The big news this week is that my novel Necessary Monsters, published by Underland Press in 2017... Continue Reading →
Sometimes, when making illustrative images, I find it easy to forget that I'm making a thing. This is especially so when most of the engagement with my artwork happens on the web. As grateful as I am for that avenue of engagement, it tends to have a flattening effect. Sometimes I like to remind myself... Continue Reading →
During the latter half of October, I offered incentive sketches on my webshop - a free sketch with every shop order. There was some demand from people to purchase the sketches outright, so I introduced the Mystery Sketch option, which is still active. As you can see, as time went on, the sketches became more... Continue Reading →
Spring Sale on Small Originals
I am offering 20% off original art on my web store until Sunday, May 19. This is a great opportunity to pick up a smaller original work for a great price. Several have already sold. I won't be offering sale prices again until the fall. Here is just one of the pieces currently available.