'Sketching Blog'

‘After the Raking’

‘After the Raking’

The sun is still out, all the autumn leaves are raked up and now residing in the compost bin. I rather like the composition of the rake propped up against the wall with the large ammonite behind it. Watercolour ~ A5 £45 - 12 x 10” mount size ready for...

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‘Autumn Colours’

‘Autumn Colours’

A little sunshine today has really set the tree behind our fence glowing. A blackbird also comes to join me. Soon, no doubt, those yellowed leaves will be gone and I'll be raking them up. We already have many to be composted. Watercolour ~ A5 Sold...

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‘Jedi Master Plokoon Mask’

‘Jedi Master Plokoon Mask’

Well 'little R' wanted a Jedi Master 'Plokoon' mask for the fancy dress party in the village. "Dad, could you just make me....." A chopped up cereal box and some acrylic paint later I managed to make the desired mask, R was very pleased but didn't win the...

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‘Boscastle Harbour’

‘Boscastle Harbour’

So we are off again with more ins & outs and ups & downs as we head for Boscastle for our lunch. Not that it really matters - it's just a target to aim for. Some stunning Cornish scenery again, at Pentargon the sea & stream have eroded a long...

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‘Seal Song’

‘Seal Song’

We had lots of heavy rain in the night with lightning but no thunder ~ my faithful old Saunders Spacepacker tent kept us dry though (it’s now 26 years old, but still going strong!) I had thought that we would be woken up by Seagulls calling at first light,...

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‘Evening at Crackington Haven’

‘Evening at Crackington Haven’

Following our lunch we set off again on our 'roller coaster ride' along the undulating cliffs of Cornwall. Around Dizzard Point there are lovely Atlantic Oak Woods, with the miniature trees hugging the cliff edges. Most of the trees are at that Cornish...

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