Hey! My name is Ric. I am passionate about painting in the wilderness, bushcrafting, camping and everything else related to the great outdoors. My goal is to bring the love I have for nature to others. I want people to become more aware of whatever is left of our natural world, and hopefully becoming more connected and respectful of it. I hope to do this by painting and documenting my adventures on my YouTube Channel.
On this website you can find:
- Some of my work for sale here
- Updated lists of the gear I use
- Free basic painting lessons for those that want to "give it a go"
- And sometimes, a wilderness painting workshop. Those are rare, so make sure to subscribe to the newsletter to stay on top of it.
bushcraft & outdoor Education
The great school called the woods, some special people in my life, books and YouTube.
BA, Illustration and Fine Art at Swansea’s Institute of Higher Education, University of Wales - UK
Note: I did not learn how to paint in college since representational art and traditional skills were frowned upon by art teachers at the time. I didn't feel like throwing paint in a canvas to "express my emotions", nor felt like creating useless contraptions to be displayed as "art " in an installation. Hence why I studied traditional illustration instead.
So when it comes to painting, I am mostly self taught.
COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
I am most active on my Youtube channel. I check and read all comments, and I answer all questions in English. If you want to ask a question on YouTube but don’t speak english, please use google translate so i can understand your question. I do the same on my Instagram.