What's the story? Richard first visited Chesil Beach in 1974 on an art field trip and loves the way there has been so little change since. The historical aspect of the area also appeals; the discovery of 20,000 sling stones collected from Chesil Beach and used to defend Maiden Castle from an attack by the Romans, highlights the impact the sea and coastline has on the island and its occupants. He decided to focus this painting on the Cove House Inn as he loves the view and we’ve had many a pint tucked up inside shielded from the elements.
Prints and Posters - These are created from Richard's original painting, we print them ourselves using a method known as Giclėe, the paper is 100% cotton with a gentle texture. Your A4 or A3 print will arrive cello wrapped with a recycled cardboard backing ready for framing. The 50cm x 70cm print will arrive rolled in a large cardboard tube. Richard signs all prints.
Original Painting - Own an original piece of art at a reasonable price. If you are interesting in the original painting Richard completed for this print click here for more details>
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Giclée Printing - this involves squirting or spraying microscopic dots of pigment based-inks onto high quality art paper (not as messy as it sounds!). The print is colour corrected to attain the closest possible match to the original artwork and will keep its vibrant colours for many years to come.
Paper - we use a natural soft textured bright white matt 315gsm paper for all prints. The paper's bright white base and gentle texture delivers a quality print with a wide colour gamut, it's 100% acid free and accredited by the Fine Art Trade Guild as being of archival quality.
Free delivery on all prints - We send the prints via myHermes or Royal Mail so you will be able to track your order and we will know they have been delivered safely!
What's the Story? - Richard couldn't help revisiting Weymouth Harbour with his paint brush. The colours, the form, the subject matter are really suited to his style of painting. The historic buildings on the harbour side give this view a timeless quality and it's no surprise that Weymouth Bay was once known...
What's the Story? - Back in the 50s and 60s Richard's family would visit Weymouth a couple of times a year, playing cricket on the beach, marvelling at the sand sculptures or eating chips along the quayside. Watching the fishermen unload their boats was an exciting attraction. Prints and Posters - These...
What's the story? The photo used for this painting was taken on a crisp November day when we were visiting friends on Portland. We had to earn our supper by foraging for Sea Beet by the lighthouse but we were rewarded with a pint at The Cove House Inn, the perfect spot to warm...
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