Home WELCOME My name is David King and I am an artist living in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. Primarily interested in portraiture, the main focus of my work is the human face and figure though I also paint some local scenes and still life. GALLERY Brighton and Hove Arts Council Artist of the Year 2023 Here are some examples of my work. ÇigdemOil on canvas42x60 cms Summer Straw Hat Oil on canvas32x40 cms Brando Acrylic on paper30x42 cms AliceOil on canvas30x40 cms MasonOil on canvas31x41 cms Self-portraitChalk and charcoal30x42 cms Tango In Black & White Oil on canvas40x40 cms CirceOil on canvas board 42 x 60 cms Spring morning.Shoreham beachOil on canvas30x42 cms WidowerOil on canvas30x42 cms JimPastel on paper30x42 cms **Gugu Mbatha-RawOil on panel40x50 cms Terracotta Oil on canvas30x42 cms DancerGraphite on paper 42x59 cms Monopoli BalconyOil on canvas30x40 cms SharonPastel on paper30x42 cms Portrait of the Artist on FireOil on wood30x40 cms PalomaOil on board32x41 cms Woman with a CatOil on board34x65 cms Blue JugOil on canvas30x42 cms Shirley WilliamsOil on board30x40 cms Reading (interrupted)Oil on canvas60x84 cms M.K.WOil on canvas30x42 cms Rob (with Laura, pregnant)Oil on canvas30x42 cms Laura (pregnant)Oil on canvas30x42 cms DaisyConte crayon & pastel30x42 cms PoppyGraphite on paper30x42 cms CarlaOil on canvas30x41 cms **Gugu Mbatha-Raw - Winner, West Sussex Art Show 2022 ABOUT My influences are largely from the figurative tradition. My approach is based on observation. In depicting the presence of the subject, I am particularly interested in the effects of light on the face and figure. I enjoy using a range of media, but mostly I employ oils, pastels, charcoal and conté crayon. I hold a Diploma in Fine Art from MET Northbrook College, Worthing. My work has been shown in exhibitions in London, Brighton, Chichester, and Worthing. I am on the committee of the West Sussex Art Society and am a member of the Adur Art Collective. I regularly exhibit with both societies. COMMISSIONS I work from life sittings and/or from photos. I can travel a reasonable distance from Shoreham-by-Sea for a meeting to do preliminary sketches and take photos to work from in my own studio. Portraits can also be commissioned from photos alone. Prices depend on the size, medium and complexity of the picture. CONTACT ME firstname.lastname@example.org 07548 110080 Your name Please enter your name. Your email Please enter a valid email. Your phone Please enter a valid phone number. Your message Please enter a message. Send Message failed. Please try again. Thanks for your message! We’ll be in touch soon.