Paul Barfoot

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Paul Barfoot studied technical illustration at Portsmouth College or Art & Design, and worked as an illustrator and graphic designer for nearly 30 years. Paul picked up his brushes again in 2016 to paint watercolours and acrylics. Working from his studio in Old Windsor, he has developed a fascination for animal and marine subjects.

img-20190131-wa0024jpgWaverley Beach, New Zealand. Acrylic on canvas. 80x30cm


"Regatta 2"  50x40cm, acrylic on canvas.

Thames racing skiffs in the early morning sunlight. 

Limited edition prints available.

percyexport1000jpg"Percy" A4 sized acrylic on black card.

Percy is a lurcher cross, pictured here chasing his ball at speed!


 "Help me!"

Description: 60cm x 50cm, acrylic on canvas. As a diver and environmentalist I adore these majestic masters of the oceans. I hope mankind will wake up in time to realise what we are doing to them.

100x100mm painting on wood flooring material, using the grain in the material to suggest the creative content

regatta1000picswjpg"Regatta 1" 

Acrylic on canvas, 60x50cm. The traditional Thames skiffs are lined up in the early morning sunshine, ready to race. They show the scars of battles, with parts replaced or repaired over many years of competition. These beautiful craft are testament to the boat builders' skill.


"Cote Sauvage"   Acrylic on canvas  50x40cm

The Cote Sauvage is on the west coast of the Quiberon peninsula in Brittany, where the Atlantic crashes into the rocky cliffs. On this stormy day, the waves were truly magnificent!


"Nellie" 30x30cm acrylic on canvas.

Nellie is a charming little shih tzu, who lives in Brittany. This picture will be going to her owners in time for Christmas. Ask about animal portraits.


30x30cm, acrylic on box canvas. A "triple pour" technique, to create the image of a reef seen from underwater. The reef seems to be bursting with life - as it should be!

"On The Edge"
(300x300 on canvas) A triple pour technique artwork. A comment on the state of our oceans   SOLD


30x30cm, acrylic on box canvas. Rigby is a lazy but lovable old hound. I love the relaxed pose but the alertness in his eyes. This picture is destined for his owner in New Zealand. Please ask about animal portraits.

otto1000pixwjpg "Otto"

Acrylic on black card, 30x30cm. A "negative space" painting, allowing the card to show through as the black areas. Otto is a German short haired pointer, caught here in a "leave me alone" moment. Please enquire about animal portraits.


"Space"  800x300mm acrylic on canvas


"Madagascar"  800x300mm acrylic on canvas   SOLD

"The Hypnotist"
300x250mm, acrylic on canvas. SOLD



300x300mm acrylic on canvas

300x300mm acrylic on canvas


"Evil Nigel"

800x300mm acrylic on canvas