Richard Friend

United Kingdom

I never have a clear idea of what a finished painting is going to look like. They evolve organically during their creation. My inspiration comes from the Kent countryside and childhood holidays spent in Cornwall. I’m very interested in narratives that are intrinsically linked to the countryside such as local history and folklore. I like to hint at mysterious happenings within the paintings, however, my stories exist only within the paintings and reveal themselves only in the closing stages of their making.

I discovered colour when I was in my first year at Liverpool. Since read more ...

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