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Mike Barker

Drawing, Painting

Painting the wild spaces, wildlife and landscapes of the East Anglian fens, brecks and coast, plus a couple of series of pen & ink drawings

My work reflects my ecological background and draws on impressionist and modern artistic influences. I am currently working on a series of fen waterland scenes and the iconic ‘twisted pine’ landscapes of the brecks.

In 2020, I have also undertaken a series of paintings imagining the restored wetlands that would follow the rewilding of the Wicken Fen Vision Area. Recently, I have painted spring in the wet woodland reserve at Fordham Woods and a series on Scottish Erratic Boulders. I continue to add to my swifts, cranes and damselfly watercolours. Nature being the link that binds this work.

I have also added to a couple of additional pen and ink series #bathing towel and #octoart which have become slightly obsessional. These are not uploaded here but you can find them on my website. If you see something, do just ask, always good to hear from you.

Original artwork is available, and also limited edition giclee prints and as handcoloured prints with watercolour washes, if desired!

3 Reach Lode in winter

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