Welcome to the official website of
Richard and Kay Spare



"He is an Englishman with a delightful and highly developed talent for creating stunningly attractive hand-coloured drypoint etchings."

Robert C Littlewood, Art Historian

Feisty Firecrest


Erquy Fishing Boat

Children's books written and illustrated by Kay:


'Roll Up Master Prickles!'

'Mrs Timm's Ten Cats'

Erquy Harbour, Across to the Town

We are delighted to announce that ‘Kingfisher’s Catch’ and ‘Stonechat’ are showing in the RA Summer Exhibition 2014

Kingfisher's Catch


Available through the Royal Academy

Richard's new notecards at the RA shop

New Richard Spare notecards at the Royal Academy Shop


All images copyright © Richard Spare & Kay Spare