Glenridding Dodd

Glenridding Dodd

I am working my way through the backlog of films in my archive. I tend to edit these in the evenings after I have been painting and sketching during the day. Hence the reason they are not already posted. Yesterday I uploaded onto Youtube the latest, a short film of…

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Remembering…..

Great Gable summit

Following the launch of my idea to frame up the pages of the faulty copies of The Wainwrights in Colour books (see here) to help raise funds for Mountain Rescue, I have been busy this week mounting the pages and dispatching them out to customers. The fells chosen by customers…

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Another great weekend

Andy Beck Keswick Mountain Festival

I am just back from another great weekend promoting and selling The Wainwrights in Colour book. This was the third time that we had been at Keswick Mountain Festival and amazingly this was the best so far. The weather was better than expected, the rain that was forecast for the…

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Keswick Mountain Festival 2019

Andy Beck at Keswick Mountain Festival

This morning I have just a few moments to write a short blog as I grab a quick coffee. Today is all about preparing for my next event- the Keswick Mountain Festival 2019. This will be the third year that we have attended and it is always hard work but…

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Hay Stacks- a classic

Hay Stacks -a classic

I am very busy working away behind the scenes on a couple of new and exciting projects, both of which involve a who new series of paintings, one of Lake District landscapes and the other of more local images to me here in Teesdale. Just the other day I completed…

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A date for your diary

As busy as 2018 was for me it seems that 2019 is following hot on it’s heels. The end of March already, where has the time gone. Behind the scenes my days are taken up with painting and going out gathering references for a new exhibition for the summer. More…

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