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Name: Richard Crookes

Location: Preston / Thailand

Highest Qualification: Self-taught

Design Programs (in order of usage): Photoshop, In design, Illustrator, Painter

Achievements & Experience: I have 25 years experience in the art industry working for publishers, local authorities, companies, private
individuals as well as exhibiting and selling my fine art work. I took up calligraphy in 1996 at Craven College in Skipton, North Yorkshire and
went on to study on the 3 year advanced training scheme of The Society of Scribes and Illuminators, from which I graduated in 2002.I have
since been taking an experimental approach to hand lettering, combining this with digital imaging, paper sculpture and other mixed media.

Exhibitions include:-
Lancashire Artist’s Exhibition, Harris Art Gallery, Preston 1977/78
Various ‘at work’ exhibitions at Samlesbury Hall, Preston 1981-1997
Platform Gallery Clitheroe 1998
Commonwealth Conference centre, London 2002
Pendle Heritage Centre, Barrowford 2003
Lewis Textile Museum, Blackburn 2004
Artizana, Prestbury, Cheshire 2004
Pendle Heritage Centre, Barrowford 2006

Limited edition prints of my work are available. Please email me for further details.

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a - Carpe Diem
b - Lord Of The Rings
c - Crux
d - ILY
e - Re-enchantment
f -  Swift
g - Vector
h - Raindrops
i -  Big Bang
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