Keeping it local

Oswells, Barnard Castle

 Those who have been following my “book publishing” adventures over the past few months will have seen my network of stockists of The Wainwrights in Colour book speading on the google map here. This has taken time on my part to visit each and every one of these high street…

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And the winner could be……

TGO awards 2017

Well it is certainly busy here at the minute, things have hardly calmed down since The Wainwrights in Colour Book was launched back in May. The intervening five months have seen me fulfilling all the orders for the book both from private individuals as well as multiple orders from the…

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Out on the road

Sam Read Bookshop, Grasmere

 The pressure does not seem to have abated yet but at least we did get time to have a weekend away over the Bank Holiday. This was in part though to deliver a couple of the last framed fells from The Wainwrights in Colour to a happy customer. The previous…

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Wow, just wow

Andy beck talk Bowes

Well what can I say….. Firstly apologies for the delay in posting a report or details from the Book launch weekend at Kendal last weekend, since returning back home I have hardly had time to draw breath.  It was a fabulous weekend, a wonderful launch evening where I got rather…

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Boxes and boxes and boxes…

Andy Beck with the wainwrights in colour book

Just a short post about yesterday’s event. I know some of you have enjoyed watching these short films about the process of the publishing of the book and even more so if you have pre-ordered a copy. Well, Colin has been doing really well and the truck turned up with…

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2 day countdown

Causey Pike looking to Scar Crags

 Maybe you think that in all the excitement I had forgotten to post the next in my series of posts about the countdown to launch day….not a bit of it. Today (well actually yesterday now as I am writing this at 4am) was another stage in the book process, I…

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3 day countdown

Mungrisdale Common Cloven Stone

I can’t believe it, only three days to go until the book is launched and you will all be able to judge for yourselves if all the hype lives up to expectations. Even though I did all the work, the research, the walking, the paintings, writing all the text, designing…

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4 day Countdown

Herdwick

 Something different today.  As well as all of the 1509 sketches which feature in the Pictorial Guides I have also produced a small selection of other watercolours which will feature in the book to illustrate many of the “filler” articles in The Wainwrights in Colour Book. In this series of “countdown”…

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