As an artist David Courson’s goal is to capture his passion and love for sports in all his pieces. Since early childhood he has had a passion for sports and drawing. His love for the game is what inspires him in his art career. Born in Grand Rapids, MI David grew up a diehard Detroit Lions fan. His family attended Detroit Lions games, training camps and autograph events. At a young age David started creating his own artwork to have signed by the players. He continued to develop his artwork and through that has been commissioned to do paintings for both fans and players. His paintings are in the collection of Candace Parker, Logan Couture, Bobby Ryan, Antoine Bethea and Daryl Washington. David is constantly watching for sports biggest moments to inspire him for his next painting.
Double Threat #1, Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton was the first pick by the Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft. It proved to be an incredible and historic year for the rookie. In one year Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy, a national championship, and became the number 1 pick in the Draft. This NFL painting honors the accomplishments of this player who is known for his ability to attack a defense through the air and on the ground. He can play equally as well as a pocket passer and has dynamic play making skills once he leaves the pocket, as well. You don’t need to be a Panthers fan to love this NFL art. Fantasy football fans will love it too. It belongs in any man cave or as a sports art collector’s favorite piece of NFL memorabilia.
For the Love of the Game
For the Love of the Game Wide receiver, #86, Hines Ward, played professional football for 14 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Drafted in the 3rd round in 1998, Hines Ward had a special love of the game that always showed through his play on the field. He is currently an analyst on NBC. This NFL painting shows Hines with the ball in his arms and a smile on his face. You don’t need to be a Steelers fan to love this NFL art. Fantasy football fans will love it too. It belongs in any man cave or as a sports art collector’s favorite piece of NFL memorabilia.
Rocket Arm Detroit Lions quarterback, Matthew Stafford #9, has a rocket arm unlike too many others in the League. This NFL painting is a tribute to Stafford’s passing ability and precision he has exhibited throughout his career. You don’t need to be a Lions fan to love this NFL art. Fantasy football fans will love it too. It belongs in any man cave or as a sports art collector’s favorite piece of NFL memorabilia.
Roar Restored Defensive tackle, Ndamukong Suh was Rookie of the Year in 2010 when he was the second overall pick by the Detroit Lions, but #90 has an aggressive style of play that borders on illegal hits and cheap shots that has had him fined by the League a total of eight times and suspended once. Even though he has been considered the best defensive tackle currently in the League and has been named All Pro every year he has played, his on field antics have proven to be a problem. This NFL painting shows Suh as a Lion who terrorizes offenses and though he still does that every game, he left the Lions in 2015 and now plays with the Miami Dolphins. Fantasy football fans love Suh. This memorable piece of NFL art belongs in any man cave or as a sports art collector’s favorite piece of NFL memorabilia.
Super Bowl XLII
Super Bowl XLII between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots was a huge upset. The Giants won by a score of 17-14 which was a shock to the whole football world since the Pats entered the contest as a 12 point favorite with a perfect season behind them. The Giants were a wild card team that the experts thought didn’t have a chance. This NFL painting of the NJ Giants after the win exemplifies the true elation of the players and the fans after this astounding performance. You don’t need to be a Giants fan to love this NFL art and appreciate the emotion of professional football. Fantasy football fans will love it
Relentless Only the fifth linebacker in NFL history to be named Defensive player of the Year in his rookie year, #54, Brian Urlacher of the Chicago Bears has played in 8 Pro Bowls since becoming a player in the NFL in 2000. This NFL painting depicts him as the totally relentless player that he has become. The only Bears to be named Defensive Player of the Year are Urlacher in 2005 and Mike Singletary in 1985 and 1988. You don’t need to be a Bears fan to love this NFL art. Fantasy football fans will love it too. It belongs in any man cave or as a sports art collector’s favorite piece of NFL memorabilia.