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Dave Thompson’s work revisits a classic era of poster design, recreated in the vibrant tones of 1950s travel art. Based in Southsea, Portsmouth he certainly knows how to capture a mood with his images that depict key sites in the island city he has called home for the past 30 years.

His style has been influence… Read More
Dave Thompson’s work revisits a classic era of poster design, recreated in the vibrant tones of 1950s travel art. Based in Southsea, Portsmouth he certainly knows how to capture a mood with his images that depict key sites in the island city he has called home for the past 30 years.

His style has been influenced by the artists who were famous for creating the travel posters for the London Underground, admiring the work of Norman Wilkinson. However this appreciation isn’t simply pedestrian, as he was himself commissioned to create a series of illustrations for London Transport over a number of years.

His views of Portsmouth and beyond have proved so popular that his body of work now includes scenes across the country and beyond. Looking to the future Dave has more local and national scenes to capture as the interest and commissions for his work continues to grow. Read Less
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