Vintage style prints of Hampshire & Wiltshire including Wilton, Lymington, Salisbury, Fordingbridge and the New Forest. Prints are available in A4 & A3 size and the cost of postage is included in the price. All prints are created from original paintings by Dorset artist Richard Watkin.
What's the story? When the children were small we often visited the park at Fordingbridge, the kids loved paddling in the pool and playing on the swings whilst us Mums tried to protect them from the rather ferocious resident swan! The painting depicts the view of the River Avon looking across...
What's the story?Lymington, Hampshire, is a bit of a favourite with the Watkin's. We have spent many a happy hour exploring the individual shops and alleyways. Always finishing off with an afternoon cream tea. This quintessentially English town with its cobbled street down to the quay reminds us of a bygone...
What's the story? Richard had been considering painting the New Forest for sometime and one crisp February day we packed the camera and drove through the forest. As soon as we saw Beehive Cottage in Swan Green we knew it would be perfect. Of course the pony moved as soon as we...
What's the story? On a trip to Wilton to get some inspiration for a new painting. We were rather taken aback to discover an Italianate Church, a slice of Italy in the middle of Wilton! The architecture was amazing and perfect for a painting. Back in the studio Richard settled on a Fordson...
What's the story? Featuring the Cathedral is an obvious choice for a painting of Salisbury, it has the tallest spire in Britain and the best preserved original 1215 Magna Carta manuscript. Less obvious is the Spitfire, however in 1940 the town became a major centre for manufacturing Spitfires, hidden in sheds, garages,...
We have taken into consideration that you may not want to go to the expense of having your prints professionally framed (although they do look great when they are!) so have kept to standard sizes -
A4 Prints - 21cm x 29.7cm will fit 'off the shelf' A4 frames
A3 Prints - 29.7cm x 42cm will fit 'off the shelf' A3 frames, but check frame measurement first
50cm x 70cm Prints - which includes a small white border, will fit 'off the shelf' 50cm x 70cm frames
A6 Postcards - 148mm x 105mm will fit off the shelf frames if required
Calendars - These are A4 when folded, so easy to pop in the post as a pressie. Double A4 when opened and hanging