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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Latrigg above the layers.

Great Dodd sunrise from Latrigg

A recent period of high pressure over the country has given us a rather warm and settled period of autumnal weather recently. The colours of the foliage on the trees has been the best for many a year and this has been mixed with some days of mists which really…

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A cracking day on Yoke

Looking down into the Kentmere valley from the narrow edge above Rainsbarrow Crag

Date: 13th October 2015 It was with some frustration that whilst completing the sketches for the fell Yoke last weekend that I realised that the reference photograph for the view of Rainsbarrow Crag (Yoke 10) was totally wrong. How I made this basic error can perhaps only be explained in…

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An Alpine Adventure

Hobcarton Crag

Date: 9th July 2015  Location: Whinlatter, The North Western Lake District. It has been some time since I ticked off the last required reference for my Wainwrights in Colour project, well that is those ones where I needed to see the actual view that Wainwright used in the Pictorial Guides.…

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Blencathra- curing the artist’s block.

Threlkeld

  The recent trip I had to Blencathra really cured the artists block which I had for completing the sketches of Blencathra. Soon there will be a new blog post about it on the Andy Beck Artists site but in the meantime I have put together this short film about…

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