June so far through the Instagram lens.. in the studio.. Bellerby & Co Globemakers, London

This week in the studio…. Alex working on 23cm and 36cm globes, below he is painting a Cool Blue, behind is a Turquoise and the bigger globe to the left is a Prussian Blue. The next photo is both glossed and matte Prussian Blue globes as the 36cm is available on a roller bearing base (The Albion 36) and on a more traditional stand (The Livingstone).

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Isis painting detail on a 36cm Celestial Globe.

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Summer has come, even though it has been raining daily the air is humid & we are either downstairs on the cement floors or keeping close the open terrace doors. Sam, Jon and Isis all working side by side, Jon and Isis on 80cm globes in Glacial Blue and Mint Green.

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George is after treats, he knows to not touch the globes good boy… Prussian Blue 36cm.

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A sample gore painted for a customer who wanted a celestial globe with a bright blue sky.

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Peter making an 80cm Galileo and Kirsty working on a 36cm Prussian Blue Livingstone.

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Jon working on a Glacial Blue 80cm Galileo, many more layers of watercolour will be added to the oceans and shading in and around the continents.

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Sam finishing up a Turquoise Albion Desk Globe (23cm) with help of George.

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Isis painting detail and shading on an 80cm Mint Green Galileo. First 2 pictures with a bespoke coloured “Duck Egg Blue” on Brass Base …. a mock up globe not yet for sale.

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More turquoise! A 23cm diameter Mini Desk Globe nearly completed…IMG_20160608_164023

Our newest recruit Rachel working on the shading of a Prussian Blue Livingstone Desk Globe.

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Alex painting a bespoke one-off Celestial Globe with brighter colours, lighter sky and special added constellations.. its looking really special already!!

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Jon getting to the second half of that Glacial Blue 80cm Galileo.IMG_20160614_172027

As Isis continues to paint a Mint Green…..IMG_20160614_165814

Kirsty starting work on another 36cm Celestial Globe… cutting the gores…IMG_20160614_170458

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Looking down on an 80cm Mint Green Galileo …. almost complete….

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Alex still working away on a Celestial Livingstone –

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Jon preparing the sphere for another 80cm Galileo while the Glacial Blue he is laying gores on rests between steps in the process…

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The studio is just full of globes!! Busy days here in London….

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Mint Green is the most popular colouring for our 80cm globes… a new one has begun ….

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Most importantly… it was Georges 3rd Birthday … and he was thrilled with his new hat.13445568_10208475237536149_7902226102523565328_n

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Bellerby & Co Globemakers

Bellerby & Co Globemakers; Creators of high quality, beautiful handmade world globes. Combining traditional techniques with pioneering design. Handcrafted terrestrial and celestial globes in London. We create models of many sizes and styles, and offer a bespoke service.

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