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Azane is a painting created by Ricardo Martínez Herrera | Riikc in his Brussels studio. Only ammonia compounds were used to paint this piece.


Blanc_lugubre — Oil painting on gold leaf of a young woman kneeling.

Blanc_lugubre — Small oil painting on gold leaf

[burnt umber, cadmium red, titanium white, ivory black, yellow ochre and cobalt blue on gold background ] As I made it to Brussels in the middle of the pandemic, I set myself to finish the small oil painting on gold leaf — this one was sketched and primed many months ago, before the travel ban. This piece is based on a photo by blanc_lugubre, who I met on tinder...

Zorn palette oil portrait of Jenny

Jenny — Zorn Palette Painting

I met Jenny in Brussels a couple of years ago, while searching for a model to wear my 3Doodler dress. After our initial meeting, we shot some more pictures, knowing one of them would be transferred into a painting or a sketch at some point.This is a one hour sketch of one of those days — Zorn palette on a 10x10cm canvas.

ts'onot — Bronze patina on canvas. Ricardo Martinez Herrera | Riikc — Private collection in Brussels, Belgium -

Ts’onot Bronze Patina Painting

Ts’onot is a painting made by Riikc entirely out of bronze patina on a canvas. It was sold to a private collector in Brussels, Belgium, shortly after an exposition at Place St. Bernard. This work is one in a series of bronze patina paintings which are now located in different collections worldwide. Ts’onot is a word that means underground body of water in...