A couple of years ago, I was approached by Earthling Publications to illustrate a very limited collector's edition of Dune. In the months that followed—of course, I said yes—I created 12 large graphite and carbon pencil drawings for the interior and a wraparound cover in oils. Dune was a dream gig for me. I grew... Continue Reading →
The Stranger Greets the Dawn
For highly rendered ink drawings I like to start with a detailed graphite line drawing. This piece started life as a proposed book illustration. If you look carefully, you can see the vertical line that marks the edge of the original drawing. When the editor selected another piece in its place, I finished the drawing... 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.
Flowers of Neverland
I just finished this piece. Love drawing on heavy paper. It feels so damned decadent. Richard
This is a small graphite piece done today on some Bristol I had tucked away. The paper has almost no tooth, which was kind of fun to work on. Ordinary HB lead in the pencil. The result is a little like silverpoint in appearance. -Richard.
Ebb and Flow
Most Sunday was spent working on this drawing. Enjoy! Richard.
Here is a new drawing that I did over the last couple of days. This one was going to be inked but I couldn't stop drawing it, and went for a graphite finish. Working on this made me want to do a bunch more drawing, so watch out. Richard.
The Dark Essence of Sunny Disposition
A new graphite drawing finished today! This is available for purchase on in my webstore.