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That Skiing Feeling & Snowing Snowboards

Ski Print and Ski Poster black and white

I’ve been missing the snow so much that I had to create a set of painting to get deep into the skiing feeling, the cold, the ice, the snow.

Not forgetting snowboarding but it doesn’t rhyme as well but they are there as well, blasting through the powder but then stuck on a flat spot of deep powder, whoops didn’t see that coming. Can’t see a bloody thing. Am I going up hill or down? On your butt, upside down in a hole of powder is the best guess.

Just before the BIg storm, so cold even the trees were shivering, as it sucked all the colour out of the snow.

The colourful paintings really capture the life, the vibrancy, the fun and laughter of skiing, the excitement, the exhilaration.

But what I was missing was not this. Over a year with no skiing. It wasn’t the fun, the speed, the laughter, the excitement I was craving. It was the early January ski weather, cold, bleak, so cold it can suck the colour out of even the most fluorescent ski jacket. Stone dead black and white, grey, freezing blues. Ice hangs in the air, full of crisp and frost. Breath plumes and mists across your face, fingers tingle, toes numb. Nothing to hear but the wisps of blowing snow, the wind in the trees the lulling clanking of the lifts in the distance and the pure silence of falling snowflakes.

Snowy ski print and ski poster
Snowy ski print and ski poster Snow Storm at its height.

Exiting the lift, the wind picks up, the snow blows hard, the ice pricks your cheeks, and all ahead is nothing to see but snow, heavy snow, blowing football size flakes dancing and melting on on the top of your nose, one way then another, swirling dancing and then melting on the end of your nose.

ski poster of snowy ski scene
ski poster of snowy ski scene

White fills the air and the ground, snow and mist and more some. Tracks covered, drifts crossing, only poles to follow one at a time. Going uphill or downhill it all feels the same with soft snow under feet. No idea where you are, moving or stationary, then bump and crash…..yep definitely was moving but not now. Now which way up am I? Ice and snow wedged up your top and down you trousers, inside gloves and down your boots.

Its an assault on the senses of the coldest and snowiest kind, cold creeping in from toes and fingers to chill to the core. So cold it blows right through you. Even the trees are shivering. Not sure why it feels so good, why I miss it so much but maybe it is the hot chocolate, coffee and or rum at the end of this piste , the anticipation, the imagination, which is creating the wonderful warm glow inside to keep me going.

ski poster of snowy ski scene with drag lift
ski poster of snowy ski scene with drag lift

Skis off, shake the snow off like a fluffy dog. Feet deep in powder and find the door to open, brushing the fresh snow with it and then into the warm glowing chalet, fire aglow and drinks awaiting at the bar. Thanks. Clothes off to warm and dry toasting by the log fire. Mine is a coffee, a large caupacino.

And all this talk over coffee is the anticipation of how much, how deep and will we be able to see a bit more in the afternoon as the clouds lift to peak the light of the sun and pale blue skis to allow a blast of turns through cold dry and fluffy pristine powder. More snow tomorrow they say.

Snowboarder poster of snowboard pack in heavy snow
Snowboarder poster of snowboard pack in heavy snow

Does it get any better?

Its all about a feeling not seeing, the inner feeling as snow obliterates the sights these paintings are trying to capture the bit you can’t see. Its all inside out feelings trump the seeing as you sense each turn as vision fails and turns guided by the feeling of the snow underfoot brings a special sensation, a very beautiful sensation. But that is as long as you don’t get a rude awakening and crash headfirst into a pile of cold, freezing cold powder.

vintage ski poster in the trees in heavy snow
vintage ski poster in the trees in heavy snow

This set of 10 very snowy ski prints and posters was my way to try and capture this immense and thrilling feeling of the cold, the snow, the bleakness to try and recreate that wonderful inner glow of the sheer beauty of a landscape devoid of colour dissolved by the coldness and made at peace by the endless snow fall descending silence to the slopes reflecting the beauty onto the inside where all resides and where feelings trump seeing. This set of paintings are all painted on 38cm x 46 cm heavy weight (290 gsqm) canvas linen texture paper with a white mount.

These are very simple charcoal and pen sketches to keep the simplicity of the scene where snow ice and mist prevails. Some people have called them sophisticated compared to my normal crazy colourful scenes, some called them stylish, even subtle……but I call them cold, dam cold, freezing, icy with the air full of snow and mist without a colour daring to peak out of the canvas to show itself.

You can buy the ski and snowboard prints and posters on the ski print site in this special ski print section.

You can buy the originals of this skiing feeling series on the website as mounted prints.

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Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche and Zermatt under the Matterhorn Switzerland Ski Art available as Ski Prints and Ski Posters.

Vintage Ski Posters The Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt

Cult ski artist, Pete Caswell has been painting the Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche ski area and Zermatt this winter which are now available as ski prints and ski posters. You can also buy Pete’s ski art as original ski paintings off his main website. These 3 original paintings are all from Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche. There are many more paintings from Zermatt on the website also.

Vintage Ski Posters The Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt Ski art available as ski prints and ski posters
Vintage Ski Posters The Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt Ski art available as ski prints and ski posters

Pete fell in love with this amazing ski area especially Cervinia with its high snow sure peaks, fantastic Italian food and wonderful pockets of powder stashes.

Vintage Ski Posters The Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt Ski art available as ski prints and ski posters
Vintage Ski Posters The Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt Ski art available as ski prints and ski posters

You can buy Petes ski art as Original Ski Paintings or just Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt Ski Originals

Buy Pete’s Ski Art as Ski Prints and Ski Posters of Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt

Cervinia Ski Painting and Ski Poster
Cervinia Ski Painting and Ski Poster

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Soll Austria Ski Posters and Ski Prints

Ski Art as a ski poster and print from Soll in Austria

Pete Caswell cult ski artist has started to create some new ski prints and ski posters from a ski resort he visited a long time ago in his youth, Soll in the Austrian Alps.

So far Pete has produced just one painting which is high on texture and style and really captures the beautiful gondola and some off piste skiing.

Soll Ski Art available as ski prints and ski posters

You can buy Pete’s ski art as original ski paintings on his main website www.petecaswell.co.uk

You can buy the ski prints and ski posters on his Ski Prints site

So far Pete has produced just the one painting from Soll but more are on the way. There are lots of other paintings on the website from some other beautiful ski resorts.

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Ischgl Ski Prints and Ski Posters of Pete Caswell’s Ski Art

Ischgl ski art available as ski posters and ski prints

Ischgl and the Silvretta Arena ski area are featured in some of Pete Caswell’s Ski Art. Pete is a cult ski artist from the UK who paints ski art from your favourite ski resorts around the world.

Ischgl and the Silvretta Arena ski area ski art available as ski posters and ski prints
Ischgl and the Silvretta Arena ski area ski art available as ski posters and ski prints

Take a look at some of the paintings from the Ischgl and the Silvretta Arena ski area which are available as ski prints and ski posters or original ski art as original paintings.

You can buy the original ski paintings on the main website

Buy the ski prints and ski posters of Ischgl and the Silvretta Arena ski area on the ski prints site as ski posters and ski prints of Ischgl

There are many more ski paintings on the website of other ski resorts so take a look round and use the zoom with mouse over to see all the amazing textures and colours.

Ischgl and the Silvretta Arena ski area ski art available as ski posters and ski prints
Ischgl and the Silvretta Arena ski area ski art available as ski posters and ski prints
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Saalbach Hinterglemm Ski Art Ski Posters and Prints

Saalbach Hinterglemm ski art and ski posters and prints

Saalbach Hinterglemm ski art by cult ski artist Pete Caswell is now available from the very beautiful ski resort and ski circus of Saalbach Hinterglemm with some wonderul ski paintings of this stunning area.

Saalbach Hinterglemm ski art and ski posters and prints
Saalbach Hinterglemm ski art and ski posters and prints

You can see all of Pete Caswell’s ski art on his main website if you want to look at the originals ski art or you can buy ski prints and ski posters from the print site

Buy Original Ski Art by Pete Caswell

Buy Original Ski Prints and Ski Posters of Pete’s Ski Art

Saalbach Hinterglemm ski art and ski posters and prints
Saalbach Hinterglemm ski art and ski posters and prints
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Ski Art and Skiing Art by Cult Ski Artist Pete Caswell

Ischgl ski art available as ski posters and ski prints

Ski Art from Pete Caswell’s a cult skiing artist from the UK. He painting skiing art from all your favourite ski resorts around the world.

Matterhorn Zermatt Ski Painting and Poster
Matterhorn Zermatt Ski Painting and Poster

His artistic talents capture the feeling and movement and intense energy of skiing in the mountains, the snow and the sun. From chair lifts, to drags, cable cars and off piste, busy pistes and wooded pistes there is some ski art in there for everyone. Take a good look through the skiing art website and see all the amazing paintings.

Les Arcs Ski Poster Ski Print and Painting above Les Arcs 2000 and Mt Blanc
Les Arcs Ski Poster Ski Print and Painting above Les Arcs 2000 and Mt Blanc

You can buy the ski art as original ski paintings on the main website or as ski posters, prints and canvases through the print site.

Buy original ski art www.petecaswell.co.uk

Buy original ski art as prints and posters

Vail Ski Painting Ski Print
Vail Ski Painting Ski Print
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Vail and Beaver Creek Ski Posters and Ski Prints and Snowboard Posters.

Vail and Beaver Creek Ski Painting Ski Print and ski poster

Take a look at the ski posters and ski prints from Vail and Beaver Creek, my favourite resorts in Colorado along with Aspen.

Vail and Beaver Creek Ski Painting Ski Print and ski poster
Vail and Beaver Creek Ski Painting Ski Print and ski poster

I love the wooded glades and the scale of the mountain and above all the wonderful food on offer.

Vail Ski Painting Ski Print
Vail Ski Painting Ski Print

I love the powder and I love the Blue Bird days. Its a wonderful place to ski and snowboard and even more wonderful for me to have the privilege to paint.

Ski Posters. Vail and Beaver Creek Ski Painting Ski Print
Ski Posters. Vail Ski Painting Ski Print

You can buy the ski prints and ski posters off the international print site – Vail and Beaver Creek Ski and Snowboard Prints

You can buy the original ski paintings of Vail and Beaver Creek on the website, shipped around the world.

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Ski Poster Mayrhofen and the Harakiri Piste Zillertal

ski poster print harakiri mayrhofen

It was a few years ago I painted the Ski Poster of the Harakiri Piste in Mayrhofen. These super steep pistes always make a great spectacle to paint for my ski poster collection. The ski posters are also available as ski prints and canvases.

I really love to ski Mayrhofen for its wonderful Austrian ambiance and ski area.  Most of all the Harakiri piste, or piste 34, caught my eye for a ski painting to make into a ski poster and at 78% this is one of the steepest pistes there are and the steepest in Austria. I love to ski these steep pistes in fresh powder but when they get icy on my snowboard then have to say I will normally cut up the edge of the piste where the snow is still soft. Boards, steep pistes and ice are not a great combination.

Ski Print and Ski Poster
Ski Print and Ski Poster

I bought the Zillertaler Superskipass covering the entire Zillertal with 530km of pistes in the Ziller Valley and the Hintertux Glacier to explore. There are a couple more paintings to come from this area for a ski poster of the Hintertux glacier and the very top of the Harakiri piste where I love to watch those new to this very steep piste teetering on the edge ready to go or not.

Original ski paintings from Mayrhofen

Ski Posters and Ski Prints of Mayrhofen and the Harakiri

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Whistler Ski Posters and Snowboard Posters

Whistler ski poster and snowboard poster

Posters from Whistler Blackcomb in Canada of skiing and Snowboarding in the epic ski resort.

Whistler ski poster and snowboard poster
Whistler ski poster and snowboard poster

Pete Caswell is a UK artist who paints his favourite ski and snowboard resorts from around the world. You can buy his ski and snowboard paintings as posters on his international print site.

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Poster and snowboard poster
Whistler Blackcomb Ski Poster and snowboard poster

The Peak 2 Peak Gondola is a favourite subject for the ski paintings and Pete is currently working on a new ski painting which will be released as a ski and snowboard poster soon.

You can see the current ski posters and snowboard posters from Whistler Blackcomb on the Print site

or you can buy the original ski paintings from Whistler Blackcomb on his main art site

Whistler Blackcomb ski poster and snowboard posters
Whistler Blackcomb ski poster and snowboard posters
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Vintage Ski Posters Val d’Isere and Tignes

Val d'Isere vintage ski poster and Tignes ski poster

Vintage ski posters and Ski and Snowboard posters from Val d’Isere and Tignes taken from Pete Caswell’s colourful ski and snowboard paintings are a great reminder of skiing days on the mountain or for the Chalet wall.

Tignes Val d'isere Ski Lift vintage ski poster
Tignes Val d’isere Ski Lift vintage ski poster. Poster in the snow

For the avid skier and snowboarder they make a great gift and the ski and snowboard posters are the cheapest way to obtain one of these iconic paintings full of the life and vibrancy of the Alps with a special focus on Val d’Isere and Tignes one of Pete’s favourite and most visited spots. Only problem is these are not exactly vintage with the oldest being 15 years old but they are a lot more fun than the old fashioned vintage ski posters

Val d'Isere vintage ski poster near Tignes
Val d’Isere vintage ski poster near Tignes

You can buy the Tignes and Val d’Isere vintage ski posters on the international ski print site. Just select poster. If you choose anything else or a frame then please read the shipping advice here to make sure you get local shipping. If you are a snowboarder you can also check out Pete’s favourite snowboarder posters.

Val d'Isere Cafe vintage ski poster
Val d’Isere Cafe vintage ski poster

You can also buy the original ski paintings here on the main ski art website for Pete Caswell

Le Face Val d'Isere and Tignes vintage ski poster
Le Face Val d’Isere and Tignes vintage ski poster

One of Pete’s favourite pistes to painting in Val d’Isere is Le Face and the Sun Cafe bar at the bottom for a welcome refreshment. Check out all of the ski and snowboard posters on the international ski print site