'Sketching Blog'

Harry Potter Stamps on Artist Edition Covers

Harry Potter Stamps on Artist Edition Covers

I'm very excited with these Limited Edition First Day Covers by 'The Westminster Collection', featuring the Harry Potter Stamps with my artwork! I painted both the Kings Cross Station and the Glenfinnan Viaduct using oils on stretched paper. Pushing through my...

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‘Remembrance 2018 First Day Cover’

‘Remembrance 2018 First Day Cover’

Here's a look at the Limited Edition, Hand Painted Remembrance Day First Day Cover that I've been working on for The Westminster Collection. With all the Poppy stamps from the last five years and the new gold coin. You can see more of my work for them...

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‘Storm Callum at Port Gaverne’

‘Storm Callum at Port Gaverne’

Storm Callum has blown over us at Port Gaverne and we are now in the tail end of it. We have just walked over to Port Issac and back managing to avoid the showers. The wind is still strong, blowing from the land out to sea. Although the sea is breaking...

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‘Out across the Common’

‘Out across the Common’

The lad and myself are out for an early morning ramble out across Woodbury Common with our sketch books in our rucksacks. The colours on the Common today are much more Autumnal and Clinton Estates has the cattle out browsing. We sit in the sun sketching,...

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‘Lychgate’

‘Lychgate’

Out sketching with the lad, he wanted to come and draw our local church's lychgate. So here's my version, again we are starting to lose the light, but so much as the last sketch. A5 using a brushpen © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights...

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‘Failing light on the Exe’

‘Failing light on the Exe’

With all the others out and finding myself on this side of the Exe Estuary, I strolled out (actually it turned out to be quite a brisk walk to beat the failing light) towards the old Topsham Lock Cottage. I went down to the end of the ferry jetty to sketch...

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