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David Shepherd

Freelance Animal Illustrator, Children's Book Illustrator, & More

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David Shepherd - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Great work Stacy...would love to see some more in that portfolio!!! :-)" to Stacy Coleman
6 days ago -
David Shepherd - Added portfolio item
A WANNABE DOCTOR WHO CLUB - Coloured ink on cartridge
8 days ago -
Book Illustration portfolio item
David Shepherd - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Always a delight to meander through those works of art, young Jannie! Hope all is well with you m'dear :-)" to Janet Bradley
9 days ago -
Patrick Siwik - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Hey David." to David Shepherd
13 days ago -
David Shepherd - Added portfolio item
Dogue De Bordeaux - Ted. Graphite and pastel
15 days ago -
Animal Illustration portfolio item
Cirrelia Thaxton - 11 days ago
What a doll! This one's got a lot of personality...
David Shepherd - 11 days ago
Thanks Cirrelia...was a joy to draw for my client! :-)
Cirrelia Thaxton - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Once again, your illustrations have brightened my day...Cheers, David! :D" to David Shepherd
27 days ago -
Patrick Siwik - Gave 1 kudo
Said "+1" to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
Jackie Diaz - Gave 1 kudo
Said "hope your day is going swimmingly!" to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
Patrick Siwik - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Hey David, hope your doing well." to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
David Shepherd - Over 30 days ago
Hiya Patrick. All good mate thanks - hope all's going well with you! You're all in red at the minute, so could not kudo your excellent creations...
Patrick Siwik - Over 30 days ago
Glad to hear things are all good my friend.
David Shepherd - Over 30 days ago
Cheers pal - same with you mate! :-)
David Shepherd - Gave 1 kudo
Said "What an impressive array of illustrative talent, Victoria - quality stuff! :-)" to Victoria Piebenga
Over 30 days ago -
Victoria Piebenga - 11 days ago
Hi David. Guess you can tell I haven't checked my messages recently? Thanks for the compliment. I appreciate it.
Victoria Piebenga - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Love your pet portraits! They rock!" to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
David Shepherd - Over 30 days ago
Thanks so much Victoria - very kind! :-)
David Shepherd - Added portfolio item
Graphite and pastel on pastel paper
Over 30 days ago -
Animal Illustration portfolio item
David Shepherd - Added portfolio item
Portraiture in graphite and pastel on cartridge
Over 30 days ago -
Portrait Art portfolio item
David Shepherd - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Nice to see that my fave pieces are still on show, young Em! hope all is okay with you :-)" to Em Gee
Over 30 days ago -
David Shepherd - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Hope all is well Cheryl, and your wonderful art is keeping you busy! :-)" to Cheryl A. McDaniel
Over 30 days ago -
David Shepherd - Added portfolio item
Graphite and crushed pastel on cartridge
Over 30 days ago -
Animal Illustration portfolio item
Cheryl A. McDaniel - Over 30 days ago
great job on the nose.
David Shepherd - Over 30 days ago
Aw thank you. Truth to tell, the actual piece of artwork looks so much better than the copy I took of it. That said - and I know a craftsman should never blame his tools - but the photo I was given to work from was not the best. Though the client was still more than pleased with the finished job...:-)
Patrick Siwik - Gave 1 kudo
Said "+1" to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
Cirrelia Thaxton - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Kudos, David--It's always a pleasure to see your lively illustrations! :)" to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
Patrick Siwik - Gave 1 kudo
Said "+1" to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
James Lambert - Gave 1 kudo
Said "kudos to my friend, david!! :o)" to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
David Shepherd - Over 30 days ago
James! How's it going, my friend? I hope life is treating you kindly, and the world of art is benefiting from your presence!! :-))
David Shepherd - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Plus an extra one...:-)" to Patrick Siwik
Over 30 days ago -
David Shepherd - Over 30 days ago
You are so kind Patrick - thanks my friend :-)
Patrick Siwik - Over 30 days ago
Back at 'cha David... =)
Patrick Siwik - Gave 1 kudo
Said "+1... Great work David." to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
David Shepherd - Gave 1 kudo
Said "How are things going Tamara...hope all is well! :-))" to Tamara-Lynn Palmquist
Over 30 days ago -
David Shepherd - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Plus one Patrick! Great work as always :-)" to Patrick Siwik
Over 30 days ago -
Patrick Siwik - Gave 1 kudo
Said "+1... =)" to David Shepherd
Over 30 days ago -
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12 Skills
$20
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Skill Rating
Animal Illustration
Children's Book Illustration
Portrait Art
Cartooning
Illustration
Greeting Card Illustration
Book Illustration
Graphic Novel Art
Creative Writing
Fiction Writing
Newspaper Illustration
Drawing
About Me:
daveshepherd60@talktalk.net

Involved in the art world for too many years to recall, a prolific illustrator with a keen eye for detail, though I might say so myself my graphite representations of pets and other animals are well worth a look-see. Not that it ends with the animal world; I indeed illustrate anything that's asked of me, and do so with limitless gusto. Specialising also in cartooning, I have produced strip work, full page and double page comic art for such publications as Match, Goalmouth, Soccer Stars...and The Christchurch News! Also proficient in Fan Art, producing accurate representations of the famous, I am also a consummate creator of comic portraiture, a recipient portrayed in whatever guise (as per examples in my portfolio). Also illustrating books for children, I...
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom