Richard Young is a British artist living and working in Devon. Richard only recently returned to painting after a number of years travelling the world as a Design Engineer. Taking great inspiration from figurative artists such as Modiglian and Bouguereau, he now has works held in private collections worldwide. He is fascinated primarily by the human, especially female form but also dancers hold a special place in his heart. These are strong figurative works that demonstrate his admirable command of the painting medium. But his skills of draughtsmanship are also clearly shown by his intense, emotive nudes in pastel, often seeming to reveal powerful psychological states.