Heavy Hand Illustration showcases the artwork of Boston-based illustrator Mark W. Richards. I’m classically trained and completed a BFA in Illustration from UMass Dartmouth (2006), but the most important education I’ve ever received has been from heavy metal album covers, weird comic books and campy horror movies. I specialize in pen and ink drawing, gripping my pen like it owes me money, spilling ink everywhere, and scrutinizing over minute details that quite possibly no one else cares about. I have worked with bands such as Pig Destroyer, Malignancy, Revocation, Holy Grail, Phantom Glue, Dysentery, and many more