David Briggs
(UNITED KINGDOM)
I am a self taught artist specialising in transport subjects. I paint solely in acrylics which I find a very flexible medium well suited to my subjects. I am resident in Northern Ireland and most of my work goes to commission

That's the new painting season underway with the first commission ready to despatch to its owner. 'Desert Cat' features a Caterpillar D8H-68a dozer on a McAlpines contract in the Sudan back in the day constructing irrigation canals and a sugar factory. No
Desert Cat
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
'Last of the Line' . The Inishowen Head 111 was the last in a long line of cargo ships owned by the Head Line of Belfast. Formerly the Ulster Steamship Company. 
On leaving full time education in 1974 my first job was with G Heyn who managed the line and
Last of the line
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
Back on the rails for my latest commission, 'Northbound on the Derry Road'. Great Northern Railway of Ireland's 171 Slieve Gullion slows to a crawl to allow the crew to surrender the single line staff to the signalman at Omagh South Cabin on a cold winter
Northbound on the Derr...
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
XR 362 prototype and first of 10 Shorts Belfast long distance heavy transports delivered to the RAF 53 Squadron based at Fairford and Brize Norton in 1964. Withdrawn in 1976 and scrapped 1994. The Belfasts were well regarded by aircrew and ground crew ali
RAF Belfast
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
Ferguson 35 'Gold Belly'. This was a recent commission for someone's Christmas present, and I am glad to report they are very pleased with it! The tractor is depicted with Scrabo Tower near Newtownards as a backdrop, which is about 25 miles from the birth
Goldbelly
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
My latest painting 'When Fodens roamed the Earth' 1968 at one of  Boyds of Carnmoney's quarries north of Belfast and a brand new RB-22 has arrived from the dealers on the company's 1953 Foden S18 (120 Gardner powered ) double drive and Dyson lowloader. It
When Fodens roamed the...
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
Latest commission and this time we are airborne!  To commemorate the 2013 armed forces day at Carrickfergus when a single Red Arrow flew south from the main display and low over the Knockagh war memorial overlooking Belfast lough from the northern shore.
Red leader one
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
Latest work ' Foggy night in Lambeg '. As the glow from the tail lamp of an
Foggy night in Lambeg
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
Back on the rails,( not that I've ever gone of them ????) and my latest commission
Sunshine on the Greeno...
Size: 30 x 20 inches
Media: Acrylic
Not for sale
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