The presses are rolling

The Wainwrights in Colour book

 Exciting news! After the delays of colour matching and other hiccups I am now really pleased to announce that the book is now on the presses. I had a day up at Elanders in North Shields yesterday and passed off the proofs to begin the process to print the book. …

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Book Launch postponed- important news.

This is just a short blog post to explain that for reasons beyond my control I have reluctantly had to postpone the date for the book launch. The new date is the first weekend in May 2017 with the official launch evening (ticket only) on Friday the 5th (timings to …

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Getting nearer to launch day.

 As the launch day for The Wainwrights in Colour book gets ever nearer I am up to me eyes in work regarding finalising the production and promotion of the work and needless to say it is both very stressful and exciting. I cannot thank you all enough for the reaction …

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Win an Original Sketch from The Wainwrights in Colour

Burnbank Fell sketch

 Here’s your chance to win a framed original sketch that I completed for the Wainwrights in Colour project. The sketch from the Burnbank Fell chapter was the only painting from the whole series that I was asked to re-draw at the clients request. It is very similar to the one …

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Make a date!

The Wainwrights in Colour Book

 The date is set…… Final touches to the book are being made and the last couple of fells are having the ultimate sketches completed.  I have made a date commitment and after liaising with the event location for the launch I can now announce that the publication for this long …

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The unsold works explained

Wandope from The Wainwrights in Colour by Andy Beck

When I was over in Ambleside giving the talks for the Festival of the Fells I was asked many interesting questions about the Wainwrights in Colour project and the sketches. It became apparent that not everyone has grasped the concept about the original paintings. Three years into the undertaking I held …

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Gearing up for the Festival of the Fells

Festival of the fells

Not long to go now, five days in fact, five days until the Festival of the Fells over in Ambleside.  I have been honoured to have been asked to be part of this event which will hopefully put back something into Ambleside after the devastating floods that struck the area …

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