Born in Glasgow in 1951, Daniel studied at Glasgow School of Art and Glasgow College of Building and Painting.
He initially worked as an Artist and a Lithographer in the Printing industry, but in 1995 he established his own studio in Glasgow and now exhibits in Galleries throughout the United Kingdom. He works mainly in oils and regularly depicts the natural environment, especially the wonderful Scottish landscape.
As well as painting, he also teaches courses in art, in and around Glasgow and has completed several instructional DVDs. His Works can be found in Private and Corporate collections around the World.