Sallows and Sour Howes

Looking down on Windermere from Sour Howes

A more unusual route to take in these two Wainwright Fells On Location: 22nd April 2021 Parking: Limited parking space near St Anne’s farm, Grassgarth. Please be considerate to farmers and other users of the byway. GR: SD4417 9960 Route map: click on the arrow to play the route. GPX…

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The 2020 Lakeland Christmas Quiz

The results are in! Many thanks to everyone who took part in the 2020 Lakeland Christmas Quiz. I considered that giving the quiz a theme of Wainwright Rocks would have made it a bit more interesting/challenging than just a simple “guess the fell” type of quiz. It seems that the…

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5 day countdown

By this time next week we will be packing away after the launch weekend at The Castle Green Hotel. Part of me would love to be able to see into the future to get an insight into how the event has gone but that’s just not possible, and maybe best…

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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 finishing touches

Haycock, from The Wainwrights in Colour- framed

 Someone on social media asked me the other day if I was now going to have some time off after completing the mammoth task of The Wainwrights in Colour. Sadly this will not happen just yet, although all the sketches are done and the book is at the printers there…

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Getting nearer to launch day.

 As the launch day for The Wainwrights in Colour book gets ever nearer I am up to me eyes in work regarding finalising the production and promotion of the work and needless to say it is both very stressful and exciting. I cannot thank you all enough for the reaction…

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Make a date!

 The date is set…… Final touches to the book are being made and the last couple of fells are having the ultimate sketches completed.  I have made a date commitment and after liaising with the event location for the launch I can now announce that the publication for this long…

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Great Gable makes a front cover

Great Gable from Dore Head

Once again I was rather pleased when asked recently to provide an image for the front cover of the winter edition of the Wainwright Society quarterly magazine “Footsteps”. I offered up a selection of images which hopefully fitted the bill, not easy as the format of the A5 cover needs…

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Blencathra- curing the artist’s block.

  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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