The paintings are representational in a traditional classic style produced in both
oil and watercolours. The landscape and architectural subjects are confidently presented
with precision and subtle brush work , in true colours.
All the paintings draw the viewers eye to details which capture those magic moments
of light and shade, so overlooked by those with a less observational skills and perception.
Richard’s success has enabled him to travel extensively in Spain, Italy, Egypt, China,
Thailand, Cambodia USA and Australia, from which he has created collections of work
depicting his journeys. His recent paintings are strongly influenced by his Spanish
Richard Wood was born in London in 1950. From early childhood he showed an unusual
flair for painting and drawing and at school excelled at all art subjects. After
leaving school he commenced training as a textile designer.
ln 1974 a chance meeting with John Miller (1931-2002),a well established internationally
known artist, encouraged him to take up painting professionally and since 1976 he
has worked as a full time professional artist. initially, from his studio in Lancashire,
but now has a studio near the picturesque village of Mijas in Southern Spain.
"having painted professionally for 35 years l like to think that l can master the
elements of light and shade. I believe my paintings are an image that develops our
understandingof the subject, which is often unseen by those it surrounds. My inspiration
focuses the attention to nature,the landscape and architectural images, the subjects
that surround us"
He undertakes private commissions and exhibits in one man and joint exhibitions.Richard Wood is a member of
Andalusian lnternational Artists
Asociacion de Acuarillistas de Malaga
Asociacion Espanola de Pintores y Escultores Madrid
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