'Sketching Blog'

‘Portmellon & Chapel Point’

‘Portmellon & Chapel Point’

Staying with Mum & Dad at the beautiful Cornish Cove - Portmellon, enjoying snorkeling, kayaking and explouring. (We set off for Mevagissey to try and find all the places mentioned in Susan Cooper's 'Over Sea, Under Stone' book, which changes the name...

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‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

Saturday found me in the beautiful village of Beer running a Sketching Workshop for the Otter Vale Art Society. A Group I know well and it’s just like meeting up with friends to do some sketching, on a hot summers day by the sea, finishing in ‘The Dolphin’...

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‘Wistman’s Wood’

‘Wistman’s Wood’

Sketching in the wonderfully shaggy Wistman's Wood on Dartmoor, which is beloved of our young lad. The wood is a strange eerie place with it's twisted little oak trees, all bedecked with hanging moss' and lichens. The trees grow over a valley side which is...

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‘Dambusters Silver NumisProof’

‘Dambusters Silver NumisProof’

A new commission for a different finished item for me. This time my oil painting of the 'Dambusters' Raid (Operation Chastise) has been transferred onto a Limited Edition Silver NumisProof Medal. The medal commemorates the 75th anniversary of the...

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‘Hound Tor’

‘Hound Tor’

A scorching Bank Holiday Monday - Blimey, you don't get many of those! We have come up for a walk on Dartmoor, near Widecombe, to the slightly quieter Bonehill Downs, Chinkwell Tor and Honeybag Tor. At the points where you park your car things are still...

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‘Mevagissey Harbour’

‘Mevagissey Harbour’

After the rain I loved the wet roof on the fishing building, in Mevagissey's Inner Harbour. Still quite quiet today. (PS Can you spot the mistake? Let me know if you do...) A4 Pen & Wash £48 + p&p - 21.5 x 29.5 image size, would fit in a standard...

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