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Sketches from the Isle of Mull

Sketches from the Isle of Mull

Sketches from the stunning Isle of Mull Our holiday, walking and sketching. Using watercolours mostly, but also working with pencils & a graphite stick. Using a new watercolour pad for me - Aquarelle by Clairefontaine 140lb, 24 x 30 cm. Which proved to be a very nice...

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Sketching across the Otter Estuary

Sketching across the Otter Estuary

The Otter Estuary The River Otter's source is just in Somerset in the Blackdown Hills. It travels 27 miles through East Devon to reach the sea, just east of Budleigh Salterton. The Otter Estuary is a 57-acre Nature Reserve and SSSI. It's habitat consists of saltmarsh...

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Watercolour sketching at Trevose Head

Watercolour sketching at Trevose Head

Mother Ivey’s Campsite Watercolour sketching at Trevose Head. We were camping down in Cornwall for the weekend. Staying at the lovely Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park. Which is very well set-up and has a lovely quiet beach, just a short stroll away. We had been booked...

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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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