As the world moved into a new millennium, the pattern of David’s work flows had become established. He continued to create his vibrant domestic ware which he produced in large quantities to provide a steady, though never exceptional, income. Although the domestic ware was David’s main output, by 2001 his creative curiosity was also taking him in a very different direction with his much more reflective, inward-looking, figurative pieces. Many questions about David’s art centred around his figurative work and in particular, what inspired it and what was he saying through it?
Some years later, with this figurative work well developed and a regular part of his output, David said this of it . . .