'Sketching Blog +'
A lovely day spent on one of our favourite Dartmoor walks - Lustleigh to Hunter's Tor. It's an interesting walk with lots of woods, boulders, fungi (today anyway) and a little bit of moor to explore and generally poke about in. This sketch is where we had...read more
Sitting on the sea wall sketching the mouth of the Exe as it is funnelled between Dawlish Warren and Exmouth. What a beautiful spot with the sun dipping behind the hill. I'm trying to think of something clever to say for the speech I'm supposed to be...read more
First Mate at the Helm, painted in oils on canvas board - 30 x 40 cm. © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights Reserved.read more
We are all staying down in the lovely sheltered cove of Portmellon. We've enjoyed being out snorkelling and kayaking most days. Mostly there was just sun on the water, but one trip along the coast we had very heavy rain. Were the sea went flat and calm as...read more
Oil painting of our good friends narrow boat - 'Roxy'. Here moored on the Kennet and Avon Canal at the idyllic and very relaxing 'Wide Water'. A splendid place to stop for the night, watch the sun go down and have the bats skimming along the canal over...read more
This was a very nice commission to sketch the lovely sailing boat 'Ursula'. I had originally sketched her as 'Solais na Mara' moored on the Isle of Mull (here's a link to see my old sketch and how 'Ursula' used to look 'Solais na Mara'). She's renamed,...read more