'Sketching Blog +'
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...read more
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...read more
Distance: about five and a half miles Using OS Explorer Map - Dartmoor (OL 28) Being National Trust members we were able to park in the Castle Drogo car park (near Drewsteignton in the North West of Dartmoor) and head off from there. Though you could park at Fingle...read more
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...read more
My son and his friend are doing a project about life in the 'dark' woods, so later we were to be found sketching in the trees around Fernworthy Reservoir. The above sketch was a base wash of watercolour, then working over the top with a black watercolour pencil....read more
My son and I have come to Exeter's marvellous RAMM (Royal Albert Memorial Museum - which is free! Though, of course, we did give a donation. Which seems only reasonable.) With the intension of sketching some of the exhibits. As he would like some practice at sketching...read more