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 →

Orphans

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 →

Aviator

This watercolour is a study for a future oil painting. I wanted to give the figure an avian quality, hence the placement of the eye. The whole piece hinges on that pitiless eye! I think it's also quite funny. I have a series of paintings in mind featuring monsters in remote outdoor settings. I plan... Continue Reading →

Hunger

I had to take advantage of the light this morning to do a watercolor (or strictly speaking an acrylic ink) painting. The paper wasp nest on the figure's head is directly inspired by a yellow-jacket nest I've been watching over the summer in our garden. The recent cold mornings have killed off the nest, but... Continue Reading →

I just finished this new work called Seven Sisters. The observant viewer will notice there were once eight sisters. Seven Sisters is available for sale in my Etsy store. Richard.

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