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Dave Butcher

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About me

Thanks for viewing my work. Well in my spare time I am a wildlife artist and photographer . At least that is what I do in my spare time although I also play badly the Banjo and guitar.
I used to work as a Offshore Diver but had to give that up through an accident. This gave me time to concentrate on my wildlife sketches. I then purchased an entry level camera to provide reference photographs for my drawings. However I found I was spending more time photographing wildlife than drawing it and I became hooked on photography. During this time an ex girlfriend suggested I should try art nude photography and I was rather reluctant at first. But after doing some portraits for her friends portfolios I realised that artistic nude is an art form in itself and I find it a fascinating subject and am still very much at the learning stage.
If I had a mission as such it is to try to create beauty (try being the operative word ha ha) into what is becoming an angrier world by the day.
I used to be involved in Skydiving and Microlite flying when I was younger and still kid myself up I will get back into these sports.
My one regret in life is I did not get into drawing, art, photography and music much earlier in my life. Ah well there is still time

Comments 42

  • Nic Mor 11/20/2015 11:33

    Grazie Dave, per la tua visita ed il tuo sempre gradito commento, buoni scatti!
    Nic Mor
  • Silvana W. 08/02/2015 12:35

    Many thanks,David ¡
    Have a nice sunday
  • Tavor 08/01/2015 7:41

    Hi Dave,
    many thanks for your comments to
    Dachboden 4
    Dachboden 4
    Lisa III
    Lisa III

    Greetings, Stefan
  • José Carlos Fernandes De Andrade 07/31/2015 23:27

    Thank's for visiting Dave.
    Difficult to decide between the drawings or photos.
    Take both, very very good.
    Enjoy weekend.
  • Inez Correia Marques 10/03/2014 20:56

    Thank you for your lovley comments dear Dave!
  • Model ~SOULFUL~ 08/10/2014 11:23

    Hi Dave,
    thanks for the nice comment!

    best wishes Mandy
  • Lysa Zago 08/06/2014 23:50

    Yes... thank you! :)
    The passage in "Elgin Chatedral"...
    The passage in "Elgin Chatedral"...
    Lysa Zago
  • Model Snoopy944 08/05/2014 7:23

    Vielen Dank! :)
  • MWPhoto 08/04/2014 17:41

    Hi Dave - thanks for the FC friendship. Keep finding beauty!
  • ernesto haddad 01/06/2013 4:41

    thanks Dave, nice you are visiting me, saludos
  • Max Giorgetta 01/05/2013 11:10

    thank you
  • Dieter Bahr 01/01/2013 14:47

    Hi Dave,
    thank you for your comments!
    Regards Dieter

  • Double A 11/05/2012 3:21

    Hi Dave, My turn to thank you for your kind compliments to this photograph of ours.
    Glad you liked what you saw.
    Cheers, Alvin
    Only Boots
    Only Boots
    Double A
  • Max Giorgetta 10/22/2012 9:30

    thank you
    Venere a Manziana
    Venere a Manziana
    Max Giorgetta
  • LaBella 10/07/2012 19:29

    hi, thankyou very much for your nice comments.

    best wishes
  • poorboytommy 09/01/2012 22:24

    Nice to you my picture has liked. Many greetings and always good light of Tommy
  • Jigora Man 08/20/2012 14:37

    Hi Dave) Thank you for proposing my picture for the gallery! I truly appreciate what you have done.
    With all the best wishes,
  • stefanmucha 08/12/2012 14:02

    Nice to have someone from the drawing community here. Good luck with the tiger. It's a challenge to draw fur.

    Best regards
  • Double A 06/18/2012 6:29

    HI Dave,
    Thanks for your kind words to this photograph from the Dolomites. Currently, I have had to put my interest and hobby in the FC on hold. Other commitments have taken over. Hope you are doing well and enjoying summer.
    Cheers, Alvin
    Ein majestätischer Anblick
    Ein majestätischer Anblick
    Double A
  • Segura Carmona 11/07/2011 17:36

    Segura Carmona
    Gracias Dave por tus comentarios, Saludos.
  • Segura Carmona 10/17/2011 20:08

    Gracias Dave, por tus comentarios, Saludos.
  • nokk 10/17/2011 9:43

    ...memories of the evening...
    ...memories of the evening...
    Hello, Dave! I'm glad you like it my photo, thank you very much for your visiting! Have a great day,
  • Double A 10/08/2011 17:30

    Thanks Dave for your kind words to this photograph containing wise words. :)
    Cheers, Alvin
    Time waits for no one
    Time waits for no one
    Double A

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