About David Skidmore

David is a self taught artist, He has drawn for as long as he can remember, He has also painted, sculpted and carved and enjoy working in all these medium’s, however the humble pencil definitely holds him firmly in its grip!

He has been shortlisted for the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year,  featured in a national Wildlife magazine, am an invitational artist in the Sketch for Wildlife annual fund raising auction and silver citation winner with The Wildlife Art Society International.

When it comes to inspiration, He is fascinated by the natural world, particularly animal form and behaviour

He aim to produce work that encourages the viewer to contemplate more about the subject than just its physical appearance.

Love you too – Graphite Pencil on Fabriano Artistico hot press paper

Size:  86 cm x 44 cm

Price: £4500

In the spotlight – Graphite Pencil on Fabriano Artistico hot press paper

Size:  62 cm x 51 cm

Price: £1250

Hunting Dogs – Graphite Pencil on Fabriano Artistico hot press paper

Size:  46 cm x 28 cm

Price: £750

Daydreamer – Graphite Pencil on Fabriano Artistico hot press paper

Size:  47 cm x 21 cm

Price: £295

Tigers Gaze – Graphite Pencil on Fabriano Artistico hot press paper

Size:  35 cm x 46 cm

Price: £750

Arresting Tiger – Graphite Pencil on Fabriano Artistico hot press paper

Size:  98 cm x 43 cm

Price: £599

A workshop with David

Hunting Dogs By David Skidmore – 46 x 28cm – graphite pencil on Fabriano Artistico hot press paper - £750

Graphite Pencil workshop (Thursday, 26th August)

The workshop will be working in graphite pencil, on hot press water colour paper; we will be exploring what makes a good wildlife drawing and choosing good reference material.