About the Artist

ocular, pantheonDavid Dare is an artist, illustrator and e-book cover designer based in North Devon.

The inspiration for his watercolour paintings is partly derived from the ancient buildings, natural beauty of the landscape and the rugged coastline of North Devon and Cornwall. Although David’s paintings are all unique originals, fine art prints are available of selected images, please contact David for details of available fine art prints and where to acquire them.

David is also available for book illustration and e-book cover design.  Pre-designed e-book covers are available direct from this site at reasonable prices.

London born and educated in the U.K. and Southern Africa, David studied at the Johannesburg School of Arts and went on to study Graphic Art. After working freelance in the world of commercial art, and having travelled and painted in various parts of the world, he decided to settle in North Devon.

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  David’s work is mostly executed in watercolour and graphite with the additional use of acrylics and combine the sharp detail of illustrative and graphic effects with a contrast of hard light and deep shadow. David’s original paintings and prints are for sale, either direct from the artist or from various galleries and exhibitions and David is more than happy to undertake private commissions.

For e-book cover designs, please take a look at the pages by clicking on the headings in the box at the top right of the screen.

David is a member of North Devon Arts and assoc member of Westward Ho! & Bideford Art Society.

We hope you enjoy David’s online gallery of work and please feel free to contact the artist for further information. If you are looking for original art, a print, book illustration or e-book cover design, then take a look at David Dare’s online gallery, book illustration and e-book cover design pages.

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