Artist – Colin M Baxter

A professional marine artist who works in Hampshire.

He has had many exhibitions in England, Germany and Belgium and 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.

His work may be found in numerous private, public and even royal collections, including 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.

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.

Naval commissions have included,  HMS Bulwark, HMS Turbulent, HMS Gloucester, HMS Endurance, HMS Trafalgar and the type 45 HMS Diamond. HMS TRENT , HMS ST ALBANS , HMS ECHO , HMS SCOTT