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Colin Barker

Watercolour, acrylic and graphite
Shepreth

My art training was at the Hornsey College of Art where I achieved my National diploma in Design degree (BA)

I have been a freelance graphic designer for the past 38 years after working for various publishers and in government information. Whilst doing this I took opportunities to get out with paints and pencils to relax away from the constrictions of graphic design, choosing to paint or draw representationally as a contrast. Semi-retirement now allows more time for experimentation with watercolour and acrylic and occasional abstract subjects. I love landscape and occasional still life painting.

drawing the curtains
Brancaster harbour with red boat
Underwater abstract
mill shepreth
dungeness boat
Archway at docwra's Manor garden
aa docwra gardeen merged smaller file
Collograph diamond shape
brancaster quay
image for CDS JPG
cats for 2016 CDS copy
AA Thornham Coal shed smaller file
Meadow flowers merged 1
drawing in Cambridge
aa cley mill merged
aa deepdale boat merged
fowlmere pencil
aa deepdale boat smaller file
Les Jardin de Cadiot
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