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‘Mevagissey Harbour’

‘Mevagissey Harbour’

I loved the wet roof on the fishing buildings, in Mevagissey's Inner Harbour. With the sunlight reflecting off the sea and wet ground. "The sky is the source of light in Nature and it governs everything." ~ John Constable Still quite quiet around the harbour today. A4...

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‘Musicians and sketching at Phonic FM’

‘Musicians and sketching at Phonic FM’

In the StudioBlack & White pen, which I went over some of the lines just to add a little depth ~ A4 8th March 2014 Here's my first sketch of both Mark & Steve in the studio. Drawn whilst I sat listening to the ‘Cool & Groovy’ tunes. It's a bit like going round to a...

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‘Cold stroll on Hamel Downs’

‘Cold stroll on Hamel Downs’

I've two sketches for you today. The above watercolour is Chinkwell and Honeybag Tors from halfway up 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...

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‘Wooded, rocky path’

‘Wooded, rocky path’

This sketch is where we had our lunch in the steep, boulder-strewn woods below Sharpitor. A very atmospheric place. Sketched with a dip pen and bottle of ink, A4'ish. A lovely day spent on one of our favourite Dartmoor walks - Lustleigh to Hunter's Tor. It's an...

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‘Mouth of the Exe’

‘Mouth of the Exe’

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 giving for the...

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