Following fascinating forewords and introductions from notable individuals, plus a guide to his personal working practice from David himself, the paintings included in the book focus on the hidden beauty and history found in objects in the abandoned corners of the world around us. Weathered textures and fragile surfaces feature clearly in David's work, as well as scenes and scenarios which tell the story and history of their use - David focusses on the lives behind the images, and works hard to show the social context through his interpretation of an object and subject.
The bold colour David uses is a testament to his passion for not only his subjects, but for the medium he excels in. These are paintings in pure watercolour, luminous and deep resonating colours are achieved through David's mastery of the medium and multi layering application. David captures the hidden aspects and secret lives of objects and places to wonderful effect. If you are looking for some inspiration of how to use watercolours in a new and vibrant way, then this is a book worth investigating with all your heart and soul.
Bannister Publications - paperback - 190 pages - Colour throughout.
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