about the artist waffle

A highly professional commercial artist with over 20 years experience in producing creative solutions in a range of media, specialising in graphic design and consumer engaging content.

A focused and knowledgeable and commercially astute individual, with an outstanding ability to think creatively, passionate about artistry and craftsmanship in design.

Massive sci-fi and film addict.

Eternal cutter of the garden hedge.

Unsure about AI

Technical Skills

Adobe Suite – Highly skilled in image manipulation and original art. Thorough knowledge of all filters and effects. Designing and editing multi layered, promotional/stand alone animated movies. Specialist in keyframe and traditional animation. Designing all manner of print ready artwork, website, email and social content.

Illustration – Sketching out ideas to a high standard, incorporated with Photoshop, via Wacom tablet, to create rough concepts and designs for further use.

Sculpture – Producing traditionally sculpted maquettes in wax, clay or polymer clay, followed by the finished stand alone piece ready for mould making.

All things Apple Mac.

Ckarks logo
Discworld Emporium logo
Terry Pratchett logo
Glastonbury Festivals logo
First Aid Kit logo
Elbow logo
Nespresso logo
George Ezra logo

Rich Kingston is larger than life – good with his hands and original in his work, a craftsman in fact, and there is no finer accolade that that.

Bernard Pearson

No matter what challenges as a client I might send his way, he has always responded with enthusiasm and good humour, coming up with creative ideas and producing excellent results, always meeting any set deadlines.

Jim Fox
Area Organiser, Woodsies Stage

It’s quite rare that you come across a designer like Richard, who can apply his talent for illustration and art with outstanding design skills.

Viktoria Tischer
Senior Digital Trading Manager

Young Rascal Design is our go to designer for animation, event marketing and visualisations. The work is always high quality and on time.

Brad Lister
Head of Commercial Activity