Since 1983, artist brothers Philip and Glyn Martin have toured Britain capturing, in finely detailed watercolour paintings, the much loved towns, villages and favourite places. From these paintings, a strictly limited edition of 850 prints is produced and published as Portraits of Britain.
The high quality of printing and the material used sets these prints apart. They are difficult to distinguish from the originals as they retain so much of the feel and delicacy of watercolour.
The artists themselves are very involved in the printing process. They work with a talented craftsman who has developed a way of printing on real watercolour paper. This paper is produced especially for them by an English mill. It is made from 100% cotton and is completely acid free.