Richard studied at the Bath Academy of art in the 1980s and graduated BA Hons in graphic design.
Having lived in the Wiltshire and Cornwall countryside for many years, inspiration for his art was always at hand. Drawing and painting birds, butterflies and plants of the Wiltshire downs and Cornwall. Richard developed an appreciation for classic British design and the vintage charm of vintage cars, automobiles, and airplanes. Richard's work has been successfully licensed on many products around the world, including puzzles, ceramics, kitchen textiles, and napkins.