Richard first studied art at Chartesey in London,mainly pen & ink work while studying draughtsmanship which he never took up, instead went into the Film industry working on films and TV series for many years,he only began Watercolour painting in 1995.
Richard is mostly self taught watercoulorist and has participated in workshops by Robert Wade, Alvaro Castagnet, Keiko Tanabe and others.
He enjoys painting the narrow streets of Provence and Tuscany with their bright sunshine & deep shadows with pavement Cafes.
Lately painting "Creative Impressionism" which he finds fun,interesting in achieving.
Richard decides the focus,selects the mood and these decisions affect his choice of colour,stroke and application, but the end product must be beautiful, if it is, it will allow the viewer into his interpretation, that is his task.
Richard is a member of the "Watercolour Society of WA" past member of the "Queensland Watercolour Society" Cairns Art Society" past President of the "Dunsborough Art Society"
Richard treats painting as a hobby, but finds time to give many workshops and demonstrations. he has had his work published in "Best of Worldwide Landscape artists" in the USA.
Richard has won over 60 awards and had 9 successful solo exhibitions, his paintings hang in homes & Galleries across the World and most Australian states & Territories, his work has been purchased also by Councils to give as gifts to visiting dignitaries.
Contact: :- Richard Bristow.
(08) 9529 4725 or mob. 0455659643.
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