David Shiers is a Staffordshire based artist. Having worked in various studios as a Graphic Designer
and exhibiting widely around the country, David has painted professionally since 2003. He attended
Liverpool College of Art life drawing classes. His painting are all about capturing the light, atmosphere
and essence of a subject. He has a fast and spontaneous approach to his painting producing work in
an expressive and impressionistic style.
He works in oils and mixed media, combining watercolour, acrylic, oil pastel and gouache. Most of his
working process is based on a series of Plein Air watercolour sketches. He is much inspired by works
of the past impressionists, Pissaro, Monet, Cezanne and Sisley to mention but a few. Working as full
time artist now gives him time to diversify and experiment with light and nature. His studio is based in
Stone, Staffordshire he is a member of the "Wirral Society of Arts", which is based in the Williamson Art
He spent a lot of his childhood in the Bury St Edmunds area and has a great affinity with Suffolk. His
work can also be found in Galleries in
Merseyside, Cheshire, Cornwall, and Suffolk.