At the age of 12, Pierre Colin took drawing classes at the Beaux-Arts in Rouen. He participates in several group exhibitions in his region. Later he joined the National School of Decorative Arts in Paris, and gratuate in engraving section. He worked many years for famous printing ateliers: Lacourière-Frélaut and Tanguy Garric. He has preserved love for paper and printing ink as a support for his work. Later he integrated collages in his drawings, collages which will be the basis of his creations in some series of drawings, with old papers, envelopes, invoices, which he has collected for a very long time.