Under drawing for We Shall be Near You Today I am sharing the graphite under-drawing for a new piece called We Shall be Near You. I borrowed the title from a poem by Yeats. In the context of this piece, the words refer to the idea of friendship and loyalty, the nearness of others. I’m... Continue Reading →
I love drawing on cards and other scraps of paper. Here are 4 new ones that I quite like. They are all available in my shop. Twilight Hunter, 2022, ink on cardstock, 5" x 7" Woodland Enchantress, 2022, ink on cardstock, 5" x 7" Listener, 2022, ink on cardstock, 5" x 7" Daydreamer, 2022, ink... Continue Reading →
The Assembly is a collaborative piece I did with American artist Joe MacGown. Joe prepared the board and started the drawing in ink. Earlier this year, I finished the piece, adding imagery to the top and bottom. I enjoyed working on this so much, I'm determined to do more work in ink on panel in... Continue Reading →
Wedding of the Earth and Sky
For some reason, I neglected to post the completed image of this piece. Here you go, along with a few details. This will be part of the Fiends of the Dark online exhibition by WOW X WOW. Stay tuned for details! Richard
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 →
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.
Symphonist No.5 is a silverpoint miniature (4"x3"). It's one of an ongoing series. Silverpoint lends itself beautifully to miniature work due to the precision you can get with the silver stylus. Over time, this drawing will darken as the particles of silver trapped by the ground begin to tarnish.
A Series of Cross Hatch Drawings
For the last couple of weeks I've been working on a series of cross hatched drawings. It started out as a test of some paper I found in the back of my paper rack called #234 Paris Bleedproof Paper for Pens by Borden and Riley. I have a habit of picking up tablets of paper... Continue Reading →
The Mapmaker of Hull
This image is my most recent work. I am re-posting two other works below that were completed in late 2014, and part of the same cycle. Inquire about the availability of these works
These are images of my new drawing called "Pins." To see a larger view, click on the image. I'll be sending this one to a show in July called "of Beauties and Beasts" in Troy, New York at Clement Art Gallery. - Richard.