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Martin Goode’s Images of Britain

Martin GoodeMartin Goode (1932-2002) was born in London and showed interest in sketching and cartooning from his early schooldays. As a teenager, he lived in Tillicoultry in Scotland for 5 years, which inspired his passion for the rugged British countryside. His non-stop drawing and cartooning soon turned to painting which he continued to study in his home county of Essex, England.

Martin’s career started as a photographer, then a commercial artist and graphic designer, and in 1983 he founded a printing company, Speedprint, which still flourishes today. The combination of art, photography and printing paved the way to form Martin Goode Watercolours in 1987 publishing fine art prints depicting scenes of British and Irish cities, towns, villages and landmarks.

Martin Goode Watercolours boasts the largest catalogue of local views available in the UK with over 1800 published titles, and Martin Goode’s original paintings adorn homes and offices all over the world.

Martin’s attention to detail and carefully constructed compositions have made him one of the industry’s most prolific and sought after watercolour artists. He has written articles for artists’ magazines, has produced his own library of instruction videos, has held one man exhibitions and has demonstrated his watercolour techniques at many art exhibitions and seminars. Commissions for original paintings have been received from palaces, town councils, commercial organisations, art galleries and individual collectors. We are regular exhibitors at the Spring Fair, NEC Birmingham

Martin Goode died 2002, he was greatly respected throughout the art world and many trade magazine ran features on him posthumously. As the founder of Martin Goode Watercolours some 20 years ago, Martin’s unique talent as a fine watercolourist and excellent business mind has ensured the continuing success of the company. The company continues operating with Martin’s son and business partner, Vincent Goode at the helm.

Please search for your favourite city, town or village scene, all our prints can be purchased unframed (£21.50) and framed (£29.95). Shipping will be added at checkout. Please also take a look at our Panorama prints which are a larger sized print, available unframed at £32.95, and a small selection of published prints reproduced from paintings by our friend, world renowned artist Ray Campbell-Smith.

Please contact us if you would like any help with your purchase, we are just on the other end of the line and pride ourselves on our personal customer service. The original watercolour paintings of many of the scenes below are available to purchase from £150.

Martin Goode Mounted/Unframed Size A Print 12 x 9.5 " (305 x 240mm)UNFRAMED Size A 12 x 10 inches (305 x 240mm), Numbered print (print size 7 x 5″ 190 x 125mm)
Double mat (ivory with cream slip) £21.50 +shipping

Martin Goode Framed Size A Print 12 x 9.5 " (305 x 240mm) FRAMED Size A 12 x 10 inches (305 x 240mm), Numbered print (print size 7 x 5″ 190 x 125mm)
Framed with glass, teak effect with gold line with Double mat (ivory with cream slip) £29.95 +shipping

Original Paintings also available

The original watercolour paintings by Martin Goode or many of the published prints can be yours to own, please contact us for availability/price. We welcome your comments, please let us know how we are doing, so that we can improve our service to you. If you have a retail outlet and would like information on trade orders, please visit our trade page (for which you will require a password, please contact us for details)