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Richard Blunt

Richard Blunt

Figurative artist Richard Blunt, who was born and raised in the West Midlands, has always had a desire to be creative. 

Background

As a teenager, Richard developed a love for art and decided that he wanted to study Fine Art in order to pursue his passion as a career. Despite receiving advice from an advisor who discouraged him from pursuing art, telling him, “you’ll never make any money as an artist,” he decided to compromise and study three-dimensional design at Worcester College of Art. 

After leaving college, Richard, who was frustrated and unsure of his career path, decided to focus on music. After spending the next ten years playing in different bands, he eventually moved to Cardiff, South Wales, where he finished a degree in Popular Music and still resides there today. 

Richard always had a passion for art, but it wasn’t until he reached his late twenties that he found the inspiration to delve into oil painting, which immediately captivated him.

Carear Path

In 2012, Richard gained the attention of a UK based publishing house after achieving some early success in galleries. As a result, his original artworks and embellished prints were displayed in galleries across the UK, leading to the acquisition of collectors from around the world. 

An artistic expression like no other

Richard primarily works as an oil painter and utilises a traditional approach in his art. However, his compositions are formed by drawing inspiration from film, music, and the world around him. Richard, who is obsessed with making paintings tell stories, incorporates fashion and props from past eras to assist in the creation of his narratives centred around love, life, and mystery. 

He is signed with Wishbone Publishing in 2018 and currently maintains a dedicated studio in Cardiff, where he spends all of his time painting.

Picture Framing and Glass options

Choose your preferred style of frame to match in with your decor, select from four different finishes including: Matte Black, Etched Muted Gold or Angus Leather Profile size of picture frame is 3-5 cm wide. If you require a something else please contact us so we can help you select what you are after.

Glazing Choices are either a 2mm clear float glass or reflection control art glass with ultra-violet protection – This is what most our customers go for as it preserves your print and stops direct sun damage.

Whitehorse Gallery’s ‘Master Framers’ have accumulated over 30 years of experience, showcasing unmatched expertise in framing artwork.

The Team, having learned the family’s traditional framing techniques, possess the knowledge and ability to complete the job with precision. With expertise in both small-scale framed pieces and large commercial picture framing projects, they have the knowledge and skills to successfully complete the job on time and to the highest standards. Continuing a rich family tradition, they uphold the legacy. Ready to provide outstanding framing services.

Shipment

We also have many years experience on fulfilling international shipments and make custom crates to suit so your artwork arrives safe in one piece, please contact us if you need it shipping aboard.

Art Hanging

Do you require your artwork to be hanged up on the wall, again if you are a UK customer this is something we can do for you at very little cost. Contact us today to get he ball rolling so we can book you in.

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