both palette knife and brush technique, Richard creates vibrant
oil paintings which capture the beauty and majesty of Muskoka on
canvas. Although he also works with pastels and watercolour, he
prefers oils because of the richness and depth of colour which
this medium provides. With some artistic license, Richard paints
what he sees in nature. In his view, it is difficult to improve
on Mother Nature’s creations.
specializes in commissioned paintings of his client’s homes,
cottages and/or favourite scenes. He has well over 250
commissioned paintings to his credit and his work can be found
in homes not only in Canada but also in the United States, Great
Britain, Europe and South America.
visiting the client’s property and using a series of photos,
Richard captures the very essence of what makes the home or
cottage a very special place.
commissioned painting, which makes a wonderfully unique gift for
a very special occasion, will allow you to “Preserve your
addition to the framed paintings that are exhibited in his own
and other galleries, his work can be seen in print as he has
created the cover paintings for Muskoka author Robert Rea’s
novels entitled: A View to the North and Sundreams.