An interview with Craig Davison

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Official Website: www.craigdavisonart.com

Twitter: @CraigDavison10

Facebook: Craig Davison Art Official

Instagram: @craigdavison_art

Tell us a bit about yourself?

I was born in 1965 in Sheffield and have always enjoyed drawing for as long as I can remember. Art was my favourite subject at school but once I left I took it no further

In the late 80’s I managed to get a job as a cartoonist, working on Pre-school comics,

Drawing every day improved my skills, and after a few years I moved on to work at a computer games company as an animator and games designer.

It was there I began sculpting reference figures for 3D animation.

This would ultimately lead to becoming a freelance sculptor, sculpting anything from Dragons to teddies, animals to action figures.

Years past and sculpting work was getting harder to come by, so I had to turn my back on art and took a job as a painter and decorator.

Maybe it was using brushes everyday that got me itching to try my hand oil painting, once I started I was very lucky that people liked what they saw.

I began to paint seriously from that point and local galleries started to sell my work, now I can’t imagine doing anything else.

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