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Photorealistic Portraits and Drawings: Dave Wishart


A realistic drawing of a vintage pickup truck"NoJive" 55

Our featured artist for the day, Dave Wishart, is a gifted drawer who creates photorealistic portraits and drawings of motorcycles and other vehicles.

 


A drawing of a woman in the cockpit of a C-130 airplaneC-130

 


The front page of David Wishart's websitewww.davewishartstudio.com

I’m impressed by the level of detail in Dave’s drawings – in his portfolio he has several works focusing on military personnel and their equipment, including the inside of a cockpit complete with all of the hundreds of buttons, switches and dials. While it seems that his favourite subject is vehicles and other machines, Dave also explores other textures I his drawings, rendering fabrics beautifully, as well as drawing realistic portraits. His use of highlights on metal subjects captures the shine of such a surface in sunlight, this skill set translates into his portraiture as realistically textured hair, and lighting that emulates that of a professional photographic setting.

 


A drawing of a motorcycleVegas Nights

Visit Dave’s webpage, www.davewishartstudio.com, for more images, as well as information about ordering prints or requesting a commission.


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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises

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