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Grahame Baker-Smith


Grahame Baker-Smith

Grahame taught himself to paint and draw whilst living in Oxford in his early twenties.He was offered a place at Berkshire College of Art and Design and joined the course in the third year as he'd already covered the first two years independently. On leaving college in 1986 with portfolio in hand he went to London to look for work. 
Photoshop became an indispensable part of the palette which was as important as sketching or brushes and pens. The layering and melding of drawing, traditional media, organic textures and digital techniques has been a creatively liberating experience.
Grahame lives in Bath, Somerset, with his wife and three children.

Books by Grahame Baker-Smith

Written by Angela McAllister illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith - Children's 3-7, Friendship

When Tom wishes winter would never end, he meets another boy who shares his love of snow and ice. Playing together every day, Tom doesn’t care that spring hasn’t come --- until he realizes the terrible effect the unending winter is having on his sick grandmother. When he realizes his friend is Winter’s child, he knows they must say good-bye if the seasons are ever to change.

written by Lewis Carroll with illustrations by Grahame Baker-Smith - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction

Presented in a charming slipcase, the book unfolds to reveal ten of the most famous moments in this classic story, from Alice falling down the rabbit-hole to the Mad-Hatter's tea party. The beautiful illustrations by Grahame Baker-Smith were commissioned by Royal Mail for a set of special commemorative stamps to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.