For the 2021 Kendal Mountain Festival we were invited by Kendal Library to create two Big Adventure pixel portraits.

Olympic climber Shauna Coxsey was an obvious choice as a star visitor to the event, and was painted in autumnal colours. Alongside Shauna we created a portrait of the late great Alfred Wainwright from bracken-green mountain stickers - our thanks to Derry Brabbs and Chris Butterfield for allowing us to use this iconic shot of Westmorland's most-beloved walking guide, complete with his pipe.

They were created over six hours, square by little square, by regular library visitors and visiting festival goers, including cavers, wild swimmers & adventurers from Spain to the Hebrides.

You know it's all over when the victorian lady jumps the stool.

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