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DavidDeFigueredo

David Defigueredo
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F.T.W. by DavidDeFigueredo, visual art

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David DeFigueredo

I work mainly in mixed media lately and Some photoshop. My current method of working madness includes pen and ink wash, Acrylics, watercolors, colored pencils, lighter fluid, airbrush paint, white out pens, Sharpes, brush pens, and pencils on watercolor paper and mixed media art boards. My work is a dark trip in to a surrealist lowbrow world of Eros and Thanatos, occult themes and monster movies maniacs, Lovecraftian nightmare scenes of horror with a heavy German Expressionism influence. My work has been Featured in: Sabath illustrated ( Black Sabbath Illustrated book with lyrics) Board line (french magazine) Abnormal ( German art book) My Current and past influences include H.R Giger, Zdzislaw Beksinski, Dave McKean, Chet Zar, F.W Murnau, Fritz Lang, William Mortensen, Bill  Sienkiewicz, Joel Peter Witkin. Due to the current pandemic I have no upcoming gallery shows but, in 2018 my painting "Gates of Yog-Sothoth"was featured and sold at the Necronomicon, which is a conference and festival of art, weird fiction, and academia all inspired by HP Lovecraft's work. Past clients have included Alchemy of stone (book cover) Cactus Land by Robert Bonomo(book cover) The Crucible ( college play book cover) Gods and Kings (cd cover) Blood storm (cd cover and tour shirt) Jarvis (cd cover) 2nd offense. (cd cover) Evil doer (cd cover) Currently resides in New England.


Favourite Visual Artist
Zdzislaw Beksinski, H.R. Giger, Dave McKean.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Gorgoroth,Satyricon,Darkthrone,1349,Immortal,Burzum,Bathory,
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Sort of an update for those who have been watching me for a while and those who are new to my work. This is going to be a little long. Where do I begin? I guess you can say from the time I could hold a crayon I've been drawing. 17 years ago I decided to take it seriously and proceeded to make every mistake possible. In the beginning I worked for free, took jobs for exposure, contracts were not clear, endless revisions on projects, etc, when there was very little money to begin with. Like I said every mistake possible and then some. Eventually things started getting better with paying jobs, interview's from magazines, and offers for my work to be featured in books, movie posters, etc. Then we moved to a different part of the state. I ended up taking a job major retailer to supplement my income which became the primary income and the art became secondary. I became a manager within a few months and hated every minute of it. Eventually I quit and we moved back to the other part of the
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Thanks for the fave and you've got some cool pieces here!

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Happy birthday David, soon I'll be one more year closer to the end too! Make it count!
Happy mother's vagina tearing day you talented beast  <3
very talented you are