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Here is an antique for you all :)

When I did this design I was seventeen years old and the Beatles were in the Charts with Sergeant Pepper – it was 1967 – before most of you were born.

I had no faith in myself whatsoever in those days and truly believed my work was rubbish. I gave it up in fact, not long after this and didn’t draw for five or six years. From 1974 to 1980 I did a few drawings, then one day a professional artist told me my work was good enough to sell …. and I started selling prints.

I’m sixty now, with a heart condition, but God-willing, I’m looking forward to doing lots more art and developing my abilities at my own pace.

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I am a retired man who enjoys expressing himself in pencils and paints. I have had two solo exhibitions in my home town and I love Redbubble. I get as much pleasure from viewing the works of other artists as from creating my own.

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  • Rebekah  McLeod
    Rebekah McLeodover 3 years ago

    neat

  • Thanks. I wish I’d done more like this, but around this time I decided I was no good at art and gave it up until 1974 :( My tutor told me I ws silly to pack it in … young people don’t listen though, do they.

    – BLYTHART

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 3 years ago

    A glimpse of the talent within, nice one Dave …

  • I wish people like you had been around then to tell me that Tom – thanks.

    – BLYTHART

  • Rebekah  McLeod
    Rebekah McLeodover 3 years ago

    never listen to yourself, if I had i would have have thrown away everything i did

  • Thanks for those words of encouragement my friend.

    – BLYTHART

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 3 years ago

    Wonderful abstract work. Beautifully done.

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanover 3 years ago

    this looks like some of my stuff! oops… supper time and i haven’t cooked a thing… talk more later!!!

  • I think I did mine first though :) I was inspired by you, Joanne Jackson and Rebekah McLeod into uploading some early stuff … and I even plan to do at least one in my old style … with a little of my new style mixed in of course :)

    – BLYTHART

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 3 years ago

    NICE TO SEE THIS WORK i WAS AROUND WENT TO THE WORLD,S FAIR IN MONTREAL, ALREADY MARRIED WITH A 3 YEAR OLD ANCIENT !!LOL lIZ

  • Many thanks.

    – BLYTHART

  • Marriet
    Marrietover 3 years ago

    I’m a couple of years behind you but I remember this well.
    Ringo’s remark at the end of the song was classic! I think this piece is quite interesting, creative and unusual. I like it.

  • Thanks. I’m not sure, but I may still have been at school when I drew this.

    – BLYTHART

  • kellysp
    kellyspover 3 years ago

    dave! wow! i dont remember seeing this before, it’s my kinda thing, top stuff.

  • Thanks. I only uploaded it last night. I still have a few that I haven’t uploaded.

    – BLYTHART

  • Joanne Jackson
    Joanne Jacksonover 3 years ago

    Hope you will try another like this some day. Yet another style at which you excel.

  • Thanks. funny you should say that – I am in the middle of an abstract design in pen.

    – BLYTHART

  • GEORGE SANDERSON
    GEORGE SANDERSONover 3 years ago

    That was the year I left school and my art teacher told me my work was rubbish ! I never drew or painted again untill I was in my late 30’s

    Wonderful design, by the way !

  • He didn’t deserve to be a teacher demoralising you like that!!! You have proved him wrong anyway, so you had the last laugh :) I left school in 1967 too; my technical drawing teacher gave up on me and it was the only GCE O-Level I failed. Ironically, many of the scenic drawings of buildings I sold prints of as an adult relied heavily on technical drawing techniques. Teachers don’t know everything … although maybe Brian came close :)

    – BLYTHART

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