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Sketches on the Isle of Mull

Sketches on the Isle of Mull

Our hols on the stunning Isle of Mull - touring - walking around and sketching (mostly while having lunch and this time in watercolour mode.) Using a new watercolour pad for me - Aquarelle by Clairefontaine 140lb, 24 x 30 cm. Which proved to be a very nice paper to...

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Sketching at Trevose Head

Sketching at Trevose Head

A little light sketching whilst camping down in Cornwall (Trevose Head) at the weekend. Merope Rocks and the Lifeboat Station - with just the sound of Skylarks, Oystercatchers peeping and the odd paddleboarders going past.We had been booked into Mother Ivey’s Bay...

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Woodbury Castle Sketch

Woodbury Castle Sketch

Sitting up on Woodbury Castle while the little lad plays with his mate. This sketch is of the huge earthen banks of the hillfort with all the tall beech trees growing in and around it with a dappled light breaking through the canopy.  This sketch started out quite...

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Woodbury Common Woods

Woodbury Common Woods

Out sketching with my little lad again and as last time we are in the woods, sketching trees. This time on Woodbury Common. This is my sketch, we didn’t have too long, so I tried to capture an impression of the light and shadows across the clearing, with the light...

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Fernworthy Reservoir and Shovel Down

Fernworthy Reservoir and Shovel Down

My son and his friend are doing a project about life in the 'dark' woods, so they wanted to come up to Dartmoor's Ferworthy Reservoir as they remembered there being some good 'Dark Woods' there. After a walk on the moors,​ we were to be found sketching in the trees...

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