Martin Davey Illustration And Fine Art

Martin Davey

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Martin has spent his life within visual art, drawing and painting from an early age. He was also interested in photography/ film, not only in the art side but technical side. After a spell in college he worked in animation film production in Soho, London, working on productions for TV, advertising and film, using drawn techniques, later replaced with computer methods. Later in life he moved in to the areas of fine art and illustration, where his work is a mixture of traditional (oil/ acrylics) working methods and computer technology.
His website ( consists of computer generated artwork.
His other website ( consists of traditional media paintings.
One other website ( consists of paintings relating to Southampton and Hampshire landscapes.

Martin creates visual work in a number of styles and media. Martin's illustration work, which is painted on a computer using photoshop. The subjects range from imaginative cartoon and animal subjects, whimsical scenes and horror and scifi.
Martin also paints using traditional oil or acrylic media on canvas, using animals, transport and landscapes as his subjects, captured realistically.
Martin likes all of his artwork and paintings to be as accessible as possible to a wide audience.

Illustrations and artwork created in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator. Other software sometimes used are Painter and lightwave. Subjects are mostly for children /general audiences, and use a lot of detail, colour and humor within the content.

Representational paintings of Landscapes (in particular Hampshire/ Southampton), animals, beaches and transport. Mainly oil paintings on canvas though acrylic paints are sometimes used.

Commissions undertaken for oil/ acrylic subjects. Specialise in landscape/ buildings. Commissions also undertaken for digital artwork, created in Photoshop/ Illustrator for print, web, and other media.

Items For Sale

Feeding ducks southampton common-oil painting

This painting show the duck pond, known as Cemetery Lake, at Southampton Common, near to the Cemetery. The time of the year is late autumn and a young family can be seen feeding the ducks at the pond during a late afternoon. Seagulls and other birds are are also spotted here. The painting was created in oils using a 'wet into wet' technique, and is sized at 16"x 20". It was painted during late 2013. The web address is not on the painting! It is for sale at £400 inc frame.


Horse by stables

This oil painting was painted in December 2012. It features a brown horse eating grass in a field with a collection of stables nearby. Painted on board sized at 10" x12" and is framed for hanging.


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