PUBLICATIONS. Books, Catalogues and press

A full interview about my work in watercolour:

NEW CALENDAR 2021 in preparation. Order now, 30€ inc post and packing

CALENDRIER 2021. Commander maintenant, a 30€

The prints below are my latest commission for a five print portfolio for Dubai in 2019. 

There are a few left, prices on request


‘L’Aquarelle, l’art de la transparence’ published by Fleurus, Paris, 1995′, edition of 8000, pp165 with 150 colour reproductions. Out of print

‘Das Pastel, malen mit reiner farben’ , published by Callwey Verlag, München, 1997 edition of 6000, pp 130 with 150 colour illustrations. Available on request

‘The Way of the Moving Brush’ published by Hitachi  UK, Autumn 2000. Edition of 2000, pp50 with 40 colour illustrations. Available 18€

‘Painting the light on the land’ published by Art Profil, Mannheim, Autumn 2001. Edition of 2000, pp50 with 40 colour reproductions. Out of print.

‘Landscape & Vines of the Languedoc’ published in May 2005 by Domens, Pezenas with text by Rupert Wright Edition of 3500, pp120 with 80 illustrations in colour and black & white by the artist. Available, 30€

‘Faszination Aquarelle’, landscape watercolours by S Fletcher, published by Englisch Verlag, Wiesbaden 2007 in an edition of 3500 pp112 with 40 colour reproductions and text by the painter. Available, 40€

Images of India and Japan, watercolours of S Fletcher, published autumn 2008 by Englisch Verlag, Wiesbaden in an edition of 3500 pp112 with 40 colour reproductions and a text by S Fletcher. Available, 40€

The pastels of Simon Fletcher
, published autumn 2009 by Englisch Verlag, Wiesbaden in an edition of 3500 pp112 with 40 colour reproductions and a text by S Fletcher. Available, 40€

The painted Garden. Drawings and paintings of gardens and garden designs. Published by Christophorus/Englisch Verlag Freiburg, Germany autumn 2011. Edition of 3500 pp112 with 40 colour reproductions and text by Simon Fletcher. Available, 40€

A studio Handbook for Painters. Techniques and materials for painters. Published by Bloomsbury, A & C Black, London, 2012. Edition of 3000 120pp with 60 reproductions in colour and black & white. Available, 20€

The Book of Pastel Painting. Pastel Praxis.Techniques of drawing and painting with pastel.   Published by Michael Fischer Verlag, Munich 2014. Edition of 3000, pp160 with over 100 illustrations in colour and text by Simon Fletcher, available.

Please contact me to order books. Prices include post within Europe. All original texts are available in English on request.

Selected Critical writings

Some of the following are available in full in the BIOGRAPHY section of this site

Sir John Tusa, Director, The Barbican Modern Art Center, London
Forword to book’ Painting the light on the land’ Published by Art Profil, November 2001 Mannheim

FR3 French National television
A biography of the painter Simon Fletcher. 15 minute interview . March 2001

The Economist
Mired in the past? Modern water colourists, Salzman, Vogel and Fletcher
London December 2001

Prof’ Achille Andreucci
Catlogue introduction, “From the coast to the hills” paintings of Italy. Exhibition at Palazzo Chigi Commune di SS Quirico. Sponsored exhibition 2003

Jante janssen
The legendary water colour voyage of Fletcher and Vogel
Art Prtofil Magazine, Germany Nov 2003

International Artist Magazine.
“Colour, the final frontier” Profile of the artist , 2004

Oman Observer
Article by Dr P Groves, Simon Fletcher at the British Embassy 2004

The Artist Magazine
Simon Fletcher by Julian Halsby 2005

Catherine Milner, art critic and journalist, formerly for the Sunday Telegraph                             The paintings of Simon Fletcher 2013

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