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Will Barras

Will Barras, born in 1973, is a British animation designer and painter. While studying
graphic design in the 1990's, Barras became aware and subsequently part of the
flourishing Bristol street-art scene and co-founded the influential Scrawl collective.
Now leading a London based double life between occupations as a highly decorated
animation director and studio artist.

Barras' paintings are characterised by a distinctive mix of dynamic shape composition
and pulp story film still-evoking figuration. The urban weapon of spray paint is in the
mix, when wet acrylics produce aquarelle effects as a basic layer for an inventive use of
negative space.