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12 June 2017

Baxter, Colin M. (-) UK (7)

BaxterCMVColin M Baxter is a professional marine artist who works in a studio/gallery at Royal Clarence Yard, (aka Royal Clarence Marina) Gosport, Hampshire.

He has had many one man and joint exhibitions in England, Germany and Belgium. He has exhibited at the London Watercolour Drawing's Fair, Kensington Fine Art Fair, Affordable Art Fairs in London, Bristol, Edinburgh and Amsterdam and with the Royal Society of Marine Artists at the Mall Galleries, London and also a private exhibition for HMY Britannia.

BaxterCMP2His work may be found in numerous private, public and even royal collections, including local museums, the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes and the German Maritime Museum at Bremerhaven.

Working mainly in watercolours in a self taught style his detailed paintings are the result of many hours of research and knowledge of old working craft.

He has been a mate of a Thames sailing barge and a gaff schooner and has also participated in the Tall Ship's Races, for whom he has painted presentation paintings and done designs for many trophies.

Colin also creates works of art in driftwood and objects found whilst beachcombing such as harbour quaysides with cottages, pubs and fishing boats. Also lighthouses which are gilded with 23 carat goldleaf to make them shine.

 

 

Colin M. Baxter - 7 PAINTINGS
Colin M. Baxter
Shamrock V 'passing H.M.Y. 'Victoria & Albert III', Cowes
Colin M. Baxter
J-Class yachts from C&N's yard , Gosport , c.1934
Colin M. Baxter
Preparing the J-Class Endeavour on the Beach Street slip Gosport c1934
Colin M. Baxter
J-Class Endeavour spring trials in the Solent c1934
Colin M. Baxter
The launch of a legend. J Class Yacht Endeavour At Camper & Nicholson's Gosport 1934
Colin M. Baxter
Cowes week 1935
Colin M. Baxter
American Visitors to Cowes week 1935
 

 

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