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Colin Barker

Watercolour, acrylic and graphite

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.

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