The Best of May 2022

Swaledale tup portrait, Tan Hill Show 2022

A selection of images from the camera of Andy Beck taken during the month of May 2022. With the show season now upon us my chances of getting out and taking photographs and sketching is rather limited. May was spent building up a stock of products for these shows. I…

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Watch Hill (Setmurthy Common)

Watch Hill Outlying fell, Setmurthy Common, Outlying fells

A relatively easy walk over the Outlying Fells close to the town of Cockermouth. On Location: 11th April 2022 Parking: A layby at the junction of the Higham road on the Embleton road out of Cockermouth has room for several cars. GR: NY1363 3124 Summary: I had to make a…

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The Best of February 2022

Holwick sunrise

A selection of photographic images taken by Andy in the month of February 2022 I don’t know about you, but to me the month of February just flew by. With shows and events fast approaching I stayed local for most of the month. This allowed me to spend more time…

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The Best of January 2022

Harwood in Teesdale

A selection of photographic images taken by Andy in the month of January 2022 We were lucky enough to see the New Year in up in Scotland with some good friends. On the return home a stop off in Edinburgh extended the break before we headed home to Teesdale. In…

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Watercolour Chart for beginners

Watercolour Chart for beginners

A new film now on my You Tube channel. This new film may be of interest to anyone who is either new to watercolour painting or just struggles to get clean, fresh colours in their paintings. I take a step by step approach to making one of these useful charts…

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Planning ahead

Andy Beck Great Yorkshire Show

Making plans for a busy summer 2022 It may only be January but already we are preparing for a very busy 2022. Last year we ended up attending something like 23 days of shows and events. Despite them being very hard work it was wonderful to be back “on the…

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