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David Coelho
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
Portugal
His name David Samuel Simões Coelho was born in the city of Torres Novas - Portugal, in the parish of St. Salvador in 1979. He studied up to 9th grade in Alcanena Secondary School, where he would be recognized by Visual Arts teachers as having a gift in the drawing area. Sylvia Bairro was a teacher, which compared his drawings to paintings of famous artists, who had never heard or seen any work. He then went to the School Artur Gonçalves in Torres Novas, following the course of Art and Design, which has not completed due to call for mandatory military service.
This period marked a lot because the lifestyle adopted was based on bohemian and soft drugs. Married with 20 years old and "escaped" the troops, by terminating the contract with the Armed Forces, where he held the position of 2nd Cabo in broadcasting. Taking half turn in his life, went on to play roles of designer in an advertising company , Filipe Faria, Lda. This job would be a boost in its evolution and maturation as a pencil artist. With its day-to-day filled, it was difficult to devote some time to his gift. It would be a period of about 10 years, with only one or two Artworks done per year. Participates modestly in local exhibitions and first appeared on the Internet, where he was elected artist of the month of June 2008 and interviewed in website www.3dvalley.com.
But one thing he noticed! His will increased and the critics from friends and family, pressured him to work more and more. It was visibly that for each drawing he drew, his technique, accuracy and detail, were getting better. It was in 2011 that made his 1st Solo Exhibition in Santarém, where from 9 frames exposed, sold 2to the great of his admiration. In 2012, participates in a group exhibition at the Port of Recreios of Oeiras, at the invitation of the Galeria Aberta, headed by the artist and friend António Dulcídio.
Currently father of an happy couple and the husband of a wife who has always believed in him, devotes more time with what he always wanted the drawing. Draws up portraits in graphite / charcoal on demand and provides some services in graphic design. But it is in the drawing that meets himself in the pursuit of ideal concept because it is in the conception that spends more time. He desires that his works raise reactions in people. Very attentive to the present, he transcribes social situations and personal for the role, never losing sight of the artist who did awaken to the beauty of the drawing, Salvador Dalí. Today has other artists such as "gurus" to his imagination, based on surrealism neosurrealismo and hyperrealism.

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Seu nome David Samuel Simões Coelho, nasceu na cidade de Torres Novas - Portugal, na freguesia de S. Salvador em 1979. Estudou até ao 9º ano na Escola Secundária de Alcanena, onde viria a ser reconhecido pelos professores de Artes Visuais, como tendo um dom inacto na área do desenho. Foi a professora Sílvia Bairro, que comparou os seus desenhos a quadros de pintores célebres, que nunca tinha ouvido falar ou visto alguma obra. Passou então para a Escola Artur Gonçalves em Torres Novas, seguindo o curso de Arte e Design, o qual não completou devido à chamada para o serviço militar obrigatório.
Este período marcou bastante, pois o estilo de vida adoptado, assentava na boémia e drogas leves. Casou com 20 anos e “fugiu” da tropa, rescindindo o contrato com as Forças Armadas, onde desempenhava o cargo de 2º Cabo de Transmissões. Dando meia volta à vida, passou a desempenhar funções de desenhador maquetista de reclamos luminosos na empresa Filipe Faria, Lda.. Este emprego viria a ser um impulso na sua evolução e amadurecimento enquanto desenhador. Com o seu dia-a-dia preenchido, tornava-se difícil dedicar algum tempo ao seu dom. Seria um período de cerca de 10 anos, em que apenas realizou 1 ou 2 obras por ano. Participa modestamente em exposições colectivas locais e aparece pela primeira vez na internet, onde foi eleito artista do mês de Junho de 2008 e entrevistado no site www.3dvalley.com .
Mas uma coisa ele notava! A sua vontade aumentava e as críticas de amigos e familiares, pressionavam-no para que trabalhasse mais e mais. Era a olhos vistos que a cada desenho que realizava, a sua técnica, rigor e detalhes, eram cada vez melhores. E foi no ano de 2011 que realizou a sua 1ª Exposição Individual em Santarém, em que dos 9 quadros que expôs, vendeu 2, para grande admiração sua. Em 2012, participa numa exposição colectiva no Porto de Recreios de Oeiras, a convite da Galeria Aberta, a cargo do artista e amigo António Dulcídio.
Actualmente pai de um casal e feliz marido de uma esposa que desde sempre acreditou nele, dedica mais tempo ao que sempre quis, o desenho. Elabora retratos a grafite / carvão por encomenda e presta alguns serviços em design gráfico. Mas é no desenho que se encontra com ele mesmo, na busca do conceito ideal, pois é na concepção que despende mais tempo. Ele deseja que os seus trabalhos suscitem reacções nas pessoas. Muito atento à actualidade, ele transcreve situações sociais e pessoais para o papel, nunca perdendo de vista o artista que o fez despertar para a beleza do desenho, Salvador Dalí. Hoje tem outros artistas como “gurus” para a sua imaginação, assente no surrealismo, neosurrealismo e hiperrealismo.
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Thu Jan 9, 2014, 1:31 AM
Thank you all for this great achievment! 1000+ VIEWS of my Deviant Profile!
I know is not so much comparing to great Artist around here, but to me means a LOT!
It makes me feel with courage to continue on and on with my Art!

Cheers to All!

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daxy5 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Oh it turns out i have one of your drawings in the favourites : ))
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DavidMela Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Ahhhaahh, thx mate! Looking forward to see more atrwork from you! I'll be following you now :D
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CaiBurton Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the favourite! :D
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DavidMela Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Welcome Cai!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Many thanks for adding my drawing to your :+fav: :D
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DavidMela Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
You're very welcome! You certainly deserve it! Cheers
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