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About Deviant David Vyse Bell-HartleyMale/United Kingdom Groups :iconwwi-artists: WWI-artists
est. 1914
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Well, it's more than a year since last I updated this Journal, and the last time was RATHER EMO so it's high time I changed it!

I have been drawing, but the cream of the crop has been coloured by young Mr Moore and appears in his gallery (I am to lazy to submit it here) and there are many other unseen drawings languishing in 'my documents'.

I have the prospect of a comission soon, many drawings circa 1805 to come, More on this in the future no doubt.

So much to tell, I now have the below new costumes:
WW1 US ARMY Other ranks Uniform
WW1 British Other ranks Uniform
2-3x WW2 Royal Navy ratings uniforms
I also now have an M1928A1 Thompson sub-machine gun!

Uniforms still in progress:
1768-1795 Marines frockcoat
WW2 British army Other ranks Uniform

Some photos of my re-enactments can be found here:

Others can be found by searching my facebook page (david bell-hartley)

I hope you are all well, and furthermore, I have chance to renew my presence on Deviantart
  • Mood: Pride
  • Listening to: 1492 the Conquest of Paradise
  • Reading: Osprey: Operation Dynamo 1940
  • Watching: The News
  • Playing: Battlefront 2 still.
  • Eating: Pasta
  • Drinking: Wine


David Vyse Bell-Hartley
United Kingdom

Current Residence: altrincham nr manchester UK
Favourite genre of music: all except boy bands, martyr to classical
Favourite photographer: capa, fashionado
Favourite style of art: impressionism, manga/comic, rich
Operating System: xp
MP3 player of choice: packard bell?
Shell of choice: 18pdr HE
Wallpaper of choice: WILLIAM MORRIS, HA HA HA
Skin of choice: mine
Favourite cartoon character: catrtoon? Dredd, Slaine, Kaneda for comix
Personal Quote: do unot others as you would have done to yourself

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TrenchcoatsRule Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015
Just love all your costumes, they are totally awesome.WWII Army Tunic by TrenchcoatsRule Working on my WWII Army Uniform. (Leather Legs)
decophoto32 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Your fine work was used here.
The Last time he saw her by decophoto32
pranile Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2015
Cheers fella white-wine (party) happy birthday to moo fella Gift (Party) 
Orphydian Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
yes and I would like to affiliate our groups also.
Orphydian Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I would be honored to feature some of your work in my freshly opened military illustration group  It will feature only the finest pieces of warfare art.

Ive sent the requests. You are also warmly invited to join.
robcat Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014
Love your gallery! There is a lot of creativity here!
MonkGiatso Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Student General Artist
You look a bit like TE Lawrence, or whoever models for the Uniforms does.
NicolaMichelle Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love your costumes and your gallery. Very nice!
Also good to see a fellow Brit on here! I don't seem to see many of them around :P.
Broadshore Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*Peeks in. See if his British mate doing okay?*
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