As an artist, I find most of my inspiration for nature.  I recently re-located to a small, rural town West of Houston so that I could continue my work in a more suitable environment.  My studio is a large, converted barn that overlooks our beautiful property full of gorgeous trees and flowers that is home to a multitude of birds, dragonflies and butterflies.  

Most of the time, I am surrounded by my life partner, fellow artists or friends while I am creating, which I feel helps me pull from my inner emotions.  This, to me, is why my work has been deemed exceptional by many in the art community.  I am always trying to develop a new technique that will inspire my fans and catch the attention of those who have never seen my work.

Many years ago, I took a pottery class with several of my friends; I had no idea that I would love it so much.  However, since I have been completely hooked.  My friends and I call it "Playing In The Mud" and we feel like it is almost like being a kid again.  Most everything I make is hand-built with every piece being totally original.

To be able to create everyday is an amazing gift.  There is not a day that passes, that I am not thankful for this incredible blessing.  I enjoy many mediums in 2D and 3D art.  When I paint, I usually try to connect with my emotions and start with the colors that reflect them.  Because I am very active, nurturing and have a possitive attitude, I paint with a lot of red, green, blue and purple.  I truly hope when visiting my site, you will find something that touches you.
Richard Eastman
Artist / Potter