A native of Northern California, Mike received his Art
training at Sacramento City College. Besides college he is
primarly self-taught. His early paintings centered around
Homesteads and Victorian homes of the Central Valley of
California and Oregon.
After retiring from a career as a Graphic Designer Mike
began looking for a new medium to explore. That's when
he discovered Colored Pencils and the stunning detail
artists worlwide were achieving.
A Short History
All images are copyrighted. 2011 Mike Barnes
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