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My name is Ricky, and I have been a happy, lifelong, and struggling artist. I work mostly on realistic drawings and paintings, but I have recently found a love for design.

My paintings on Etsy are modern silhouettes of the animal kingdom. I use clean lines, three colors, and usually 4 panels. Each canvas is hand painted and, therefore, slightly different than the one before it.

My philosophy:
Enjoy and improve. This phrase has guided me throughout my career as an artist. With so much "stuff" in our lives, it's hard to know what to do with it all. I've learned to accept all of the little things that make my heart and mind smile regardless of where they come from. I take the time to enjoy those moments, and then I analyze them and find ways to incorporate their essence in the art I create…

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  • Male
  • Born on September 22
  • Joined April 10, 2011

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Oil, graphite, pen, digital, paper, linen, 3d

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About

My name is Ricky, and I have been a happy, lifelong, and struggling artist. I work mostly on realistic drawings and paintings, but I have recently found a love for design.

My paintings on Etsy are modern silhouettes of the animal kingdom. I use clean lines, three colors, and usually 4 panels. Each canvas is hand painted and, therefore, slightly different than the one before it.

My philosophy:
Enjoy and improve. This phrase has guided me throughout my career as an artist. With so much "stuff" in our lives, it's hard to know what to do with it all. I've learned to accept all of the little things that make my heart and mind smile regardless of where they come from. I take the time to enjoy those moments, and then I analyze them and find ways to incorporate their essence in the art I create.

I love silhouettes, traditional art, and efficient design.
I love American history, Mexican food, and nostalgia.

My art is always changing, but it's always built around basic principals. I take the time to learn why certain things are great and start from there.

http://www.rickycolson.com

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