"..if you want to create for a living, put your work out in the world daily. Doing so has lead to some amazing opportunities I never would have had..."
"I get my ideas from very different sources. Often it's music, the vibe in a song or a line of text, that I try to transform graphically."
"It was very motivating for me to realize that people like my personal works so much that they are willing to spend money on them. "
'Illustration can grow beyond the word - it is not bound to any language and is accessible to everyone who opens up to it.'
"It took me 27 years to accept myself being an artist..."
"Don’t be afraid to have your own voice, to show your point of view."
'Ideas come to me at random times, often when I am trying to sleep...'
'Inspiration is everywhere. I go out to nature and get inspired by landscapes.'
“Creativity in my life is as important as eating and drinking.”
"...every thought, no matter how simple or absurd it might seem at first, could be precious."
"I've found myself waking up in the middle of the night determined not to forget a brilliant dream I've had so I can draw it."
"My best weapon? Art."
"People inspire me. And I know that is the most generic way to say it, but it is as basic as that. I’m an observer."
"You have to think of scenery as another character in your drawing, a very big character, but a character nonetheless."
Let's go green.
"I like to study different faces and see how diversity can be beautiful."
Step into Richard's world of dinosaurs and megafauna.
Who run the world?
Artists with great 'gram game.
"I really believe that all art is about death - even optimistic, upbeat art is still a rejection of death..."
"There is definitely something empowering about transforming words that were used to try to hurt or degrade you and putting them on a tote bag to wear proudly in public."