Complicated patterned illustrations of beautiful animals with hundreds of layers

Richard Field is an illustrator from London who, for the past couple of years, has been lucky enough to sell signed, limited edition prints of his artwork to hundreds of customers around the UK and as far abroad as India and Japan.

Part hand-drawn and part digital, he builds each of his pieces up layer by layer – some reaching up to 220 layers of patterns and halftones. In his recent collection, he's put his own stamp on a few of the world’s most beautiful animals. Often focusing on the detail in the face, he tries to encourage people to look a little closer.

Richard's work recently donned the cover of the CreativePool Annual and he was also featured on Creative Review. To see more of his stunning work, visit or follow him on Instagram.

Via direct submission | All images courtesy of Richard Field


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