Richard Tuff

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Background

Having completed his studies at Winchester School of Art, Richard Tuff moved to Cornwall at the end of 1988 and began to concentrate on his paintings. He printed his first silkscreen with Coriander Studios in 1993 and transferred his gouache technique very successfully to the new medium.

Works

Richard’s landscapes go beyond the traditional are coloured in harmonious hues that cleverly capture the effects of light. Richard often paints Cornish harbours and towns, each time evoking the essence of the West Country and its coastline.

Inspiration

Richard’s influences came from further afield, from the harbours and bazaars of Morocco and the streets of Brazil, where the emphasis remained on colours and light. However, like so many artists before him, the lure of Cornwall is very strong. It continues to be his greatest source of inspiration and his home.