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‘Staying in Sedburgh’

‘Staying in Sedburgh’

On the Steamer Watercolour & Pen ~ A5 Sitting on the boat, looking towards the stern from where we had come. Waternook Pen ~ A5 We set off for a ‘steamer’ trip on Ullswater (Lake District), it was a nice bright day, but somewhat windy on the lake. We stopped at...

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‘Door Detail’

‘Door Detail’

Brush Pen ~ A5 Fancied doing something different so here's a detail of one of Woodbury Church's doors. One of the smaller side doors. £45 – 12 x 10” mount size ready for framing. Would fit in a standard frame. 'Ordering Information'© Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights...

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‘Chirping from the Nestbox’

‘Chirping from the Nestbox’

Watercolour ~ A5 Again I have been working away on my stamp job. However, in the garden, we have a family of Great Tits in the nest box on our garage. The Mum & Dad have been working very hard bringing all the grubs back to their noisy brood! £45 – 12 x 10” mount...

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‘Hermit Crab found!’

‘Hermit Crab found!’

Pencil & Watercolour ~ A5 Back down on Exmouth beach - the tides out, but coming back in, bit overcast and windy. We have been poking about in the rock pools and have found a tiny little crab and quite a big hermit crab (only found one before). So here's J and the...

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‘In der Garden’

‘In der Garden’

Watercolour ~ A5 I'm here at home working away on stamps at the moment. Currently, though, I am sitting out in the sunshine eating my lunch. So here's a sketch of 'Nordagrin', who lives in our garden. Looks like he's setting off now for a ramble. © Copyright Nick...

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‘The Lunchtime Sketches ~ Snoozing’

‘The Lunchtime Sketches ~ Snoozing’

A5 ~ watercolour 15th March 2010 I thought this was quite ambitious to try and fit this sketch into the time – had to work quickly. A challenge – not only from the point of view of getting the proportions of the face something ‘like’, but I also have limited colours...

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