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David John Leathers

Paintings in oils
Paintings in oils
Eaton Ford, St Neots

Most of my paintings are in oils, a medium unsurpassed for luminosity and intensity of colour.

My subject matter is varied, from the coastal scene in Suffolk or Cornwall to portraits and the figure.  Currently I am working on still-life subjects in a modern realism style, not harking back to masters of the past nor aiming to reproduce photography of the present. Instead, within the confines of two dimensions, I try to make my paintings as colourful and fresh as life.

My early training and career was in cartography, where precision is the key, so I see accurate drawing as the starting point in all my work.

My paintings find buyers from all over the UK and my work is also in homes in Australia, USA, Norway and Ireland.

Copper & Eggs
Mousehole Harbour
Apples, a Conversation with Cezanne
Strawberries_08a
EggsGlassBowl
New Dawn
Splash
Apricots in a Crystal Bowl
Three Lemons
Lemons & Pot
TwoGdnApples
Cherries and Sugar Shaker
Two Gala Apples
Three Peaches
Storm Light Cromer
Mich
Cherries in a Little Silver Dish
Marbles
Strawberry in a Silver Dish
Nectarines
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Autumn Exhibition 2017 - The Leys School Oct 22, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 — The Leys School, Fen Causeway, Cambridge CB2 7AD
Urban Landscapes - A Demonstration in Oils by Paul Alcock Nov 01, 2017 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM — The Wilkinson Room, St John’s Church, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8RN
Watercolour Workshop with Chris Lockwood - 12th Nov. 2017 Nov 12, 2017 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Grantchester Village Hall CB3 9NF
Cambridge Open Art Exhibition Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017 — Swavesey Village College, Gibralter Lane, Swavesey, Cambridgeshire CB24 4RS
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