Birdseye, 2022, ink on paper, 17" x 14" Tonight, I am sharing a newly completed personal piece called Birdseye. I worked on it, off and on, over the summer, in between some book illustration projects and revisions to my novel in progress. Earlier this week, I turned in the latter to my literary agent, so... Continue Reading →
Tailor of Echoes – a peek inside
Title page for Tailor of Echoes, Illustration Richard A. Kirk, Design Michael Smith Tailor of Echoes is available for pre-order from PS Publishing! The past week was fairly busy. As previously mentioned, I am working on illustrations for a very special book. I expect that work to continue into 2022. It’s not a project I... Continue Reading →
Last night I finished Mysterious Garden Ex.1 a new silverpoint drawing. As the name implies, I plan to do a few more of these imaginary plants. This work is available on my Big Cartel webstore. On another note entirely, I have re-booted my book blog, Amnesiac's Library. It's a place where I talk about my... Continue Reading →
Rumour, 2020, ink on 140lb Arches hotpress paper, 7 x 10 inches Documentation - work in progress from iPhone Documentation - work in progress from iPhone Most of this week was spent editing my novel Tailor of Echoes before it goes back to the publisher for copy editing, but today, I needed to break out... 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 →
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.
Wrath is my latest drawing. It was done for an upcoming show at Copro Gallery in California called 7 Sins. The show, curated by Cris Velasco, opens June 8.
New Drawing: Heart Divided
I just finished this new drawing, Heart Divided. It is available for purchase. Inquiries and questions welcome. - Richard
This is a newly completed silverpoint drawing called Darkness. The under drawing was done in 2016, and it was intended to be the third in a series of three (Flowers of Wisdom and Ptah, also shown), but I ran out of time. I finally found some time to render Darkness this week. If you look... Continue Reading →
I haven't posted here for a while because I'm working on some larger projects. In the meantime thought it would be fun to round up a few orphan works. These works were created more or less as materials or technique exercises, or explorations of certain ideas. Hope you enjoy this peek at my process. This... Continue Reading →