Like most children, Richard liked to draw and trips to Dartmoor with the family proved to be a source of inspiration. Those early images of the rugged hills and streams provided the source of his affinity with nature and landscape.
Richard was born in Torquay and as a result the sea is a constant source of subject matter. Richard is an intuitive artist, preferring to paint from 'feeling' rather than an academic standpoint.
He says "I love the poetry of the land and the sea. The associations are strong and deep and I try to convey this in my work".
Composition and contrast are the keys to inspire him to paint a subject.
His objective is to convey the textures that exist in nature and to achieve this he likes to incorporate other media into his work such as acrylic, body-colour, pastel, ink, coloured crayon and even the humble biro.
Fizz Gallery is a contemporary gallery and picture framers situated just 20 minutes south of Bristol, in the popular independent's shopping area of Hill Road, Clevedon. Over the last 10 years we have been representing established and emerging artists, designers & makers. We currently represent some of the most collectable contemporary artists in the UK. A warm and relaxed welcome awaits you at the gallery, from our experienced and professional team.
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We hold regular fundraising events for our chosen charity Breast Cancer Unit Support Trust (Bristol).
T: 01275 341 141
Fizz Gallery and Framing
26 Hill Road