David Dolan’s Lacquer Paintings are Simply Epic

We’d like to think we don’t toss the word “epic” around a lot, but in this case, it truly is warranted. David Dolan, an artist who specializes in lacquer paintings, creates masterpieces that we believe can truly be categorized as epic. Here’s why we feel that way, and why you should definitely join his 7,600 followers by subscribing to his Instagram account.

The first thing you think about when you look at Dolan’s art is close to nothing because it’s simply mind-blowing. His art hits you in a way that’s mesmerizing, and you start to feel like you’re in the presence of something great.

Those who have any kind of experience with lacquer paints know that it’s far from simple to control. And yet, Dolan controls texture, color, and tone with absolute precision. You never get the feeling that he’s unsure what doing with his tools.

But it’s also more than just his precision and skill. What makes all the difference with Dolan’s work is his incredible and profound artistic vision. This is a person who clearly has a “message” to say with his art, one that touches the viewer deep in their soul. Can you feel it? We sure can.