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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’ at 3.30....

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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 strangely 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 littered...

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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 can park your car things are still busy....

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‘Mevagissey Harbour’

‘Mevagissey Harbour’

After the rain, I loved the wet roof on the fishing buildings, in Mevagissey's Inner Harbour. With the sunlight reflecting off the sea and roofs. "The sky is the source of light in Nature and it governs everything." (John Constable) Still quite quiet around the...

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‘Musicians and sketching at Phonic FM’

‘Musicians and sketching at Phonic FM’

This set of sketches are all from me sitting in on Mark & Steve's 'The Last Transmission' show. I have sketched both Mark & Steve, as well as some of their guest musicians who have come into the studio at Exeter's 'Phonic FM'. The studio is not an ideal sketching...

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‘Cold stroll on Hamel Downs’

‘Cold stroll on Hamel Downs’

It's a cold day and we have come up for a cold stroll on Dartmoor from Widecombe up and along Hamel Downs. Our little lad is thrilled to find lots of icy puddles, the ones on the top being able to hold his weight. Only one or two other hardy souls were out and about...

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