A New Venture!

Travels with a Brush Volume 1

Hi Everybody

Happy New Year to you all!

To start this year I  have decided to try out a new idea based on my paintings.

It began when I created to blog dedicated to my mother in law, Sadie back in 2013. That blog was about the Antrim Coast Road in Northern Ireland and it struck me that I might be able to produce a few Travel Guides of various places we know quite well, illustrated with my watercolours. I always photograph my work so they all reside in my Mac.

 

Apple have produced a great App for Macs that is called iAuthor which allows you to produce books for publishing on the iBook store (for Apple users on iPads and computers etc) or as a pdf that is viewable by all.

 

The first of these book which is titled Travels with a Brush, Volume 1 – The Cote d’Azur  is now available on the ibook store ( search for Cote d’Azur) but is also attached here as a pdf file for anyone to download. (Click on the link at the top of this post).

 

The books are free, I didn’t think anyone would be inclined to pay for my ramblings but nevertheless I hope you might find the books interesting. The second one, on Ulster in Ireland will be published in month or so.

 

I will be back to more normal painting posts soon but in the meantime any feedback is always welcome

 

Happy travelling

 

Brian

Front cover of The Cote d'Azur
Front cover of The Cote d’Azur
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About brianswatercolours

After spending 40 years in Aerospace I now enjoy painting watercolours of our travels around the world. I also paint for others who would like reminders of there favourite places. Most of my paintings are painted from photos that I have taken, or taken by others. This blog shows some paintings from Yvonne's and my travels together.

Posted on January 10, 2014, in France, Landscape, Paintings from our travels, Perched Villages, Provence, Seascapes, The Cote d'Azur, Travels with Brush, Villages in France, Watercolours and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Great idea. Great title. And lovely paintings – as always.

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  2. I’ve been a fan of your paintings for some time now but I absolutely love this idea. I just downloaded the pdf and it’s wonderful. I’m also interested in what you’ve done on the Antrim Coast, which I consider one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been – I will spend some more time here and see what you’ve done. Nice work!

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    • Thanks Paige I will post the Ulster book soon too I agree a really beautiful part of the world Regards Brian

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