6 day countdown

 Another day  crossed off the calendar and this time next week the book launch will be in full swing with hopefully plenty of people in attendance. As the second day in this series it is on to Book Two, The Far Eastern Fells. In choosing a sketch from this region…

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8 day countdown

Scafell Pike prints

 Now things are getting exciting. With just eight days to go until the official launch evening you probably imagine that I am sitting at home with my feet up, chilling before the big event. Not a bit of it. There is still lots of work to do and over the…

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The final touches

The Wainwrights in Colour Book

 Another of my short films to show the progress of the production of The Wainwrights in Colour Book. On Friday last week I re-visited Elanders perhaps for the last time (for this book anyway) to approve of the printing of the dustjacket for the book. Over the past week or…

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The countdown continues

Well, not long now, exactly two weeks in fact, two weeks until the launch day for The Wainwrights in Colour Book. It has been mentioned recently that I must be feeling elated now with things finally coming together and actually this isn’t the case. The fact that I am writing…

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Short promo film for the book

 As you will perhaps know by now,  every copy of The Wainwrights in Colour book comes with a DVD with a 15 minute film of how I have produced the work for the whole project, taking just one fell as an example. I was lucky enough to get professional film…

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The unsold works

 With all of the sketches for the 214 fells completed I have at last been able to frame up all of the work in the presentation format that I have used for all of the paintings. As you may well know, the majority of these works were ordered at the…

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The 214 Completed

 Well after such a long time last night was rather special with regards to The Wainwrights in Colour project. It was the evening that I framed up the sketches for the very last of the 214 fells for the whole undertaking. Obviously the work on all of the 1500 sketches…

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Making headlines

The Wainwrights in Colour press cuttings

 If you follow me on Facebook then you may already have seen some of the press coverage that I have been lucky enough to get for The Wainwrights in Colour and the imminent book launch. From walking magazines, newspapers and other media the various articles have really made the public aware…

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