Douglas Fitch and Andrew Grundon – Documentary portraiture.

During the last six months I have enjoyed seeing some of my hard work start to pay off.

The long awaited Schieffer Book ‘100 Contemporary Artists – Wood Fired Ceramics’ was published. Two images of mine appeared in this reference book.  These images were taken two years ago:

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The same potter and his best friend Andrew Grundon were photographed together at roughly the same time. Andrew Grundon is a fine artist and along side his many fabulous creations he works for St Austell Brewery painting pub signs – the old fashioned way.  It was a great honour to see my photograph replicated and placed above a pub in Wellington, Somerset.

The original:

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The resulting painting:

This image of the sign was provided to me by Andrew Grundon.

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Devon Life magazine have, this month, run an article on Douglas Fitch and his partner Hannah McAndrew.  This was the first magazine work to be published:

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This image was printed in The Big Issue (North) with thanks to the OCA:

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