'Sketching Blog +'
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
Here's the other demo sketch that I did for Newton St Cyres Art Society. Working quickly with oils to pull everything together in the time that I had - Phew - Only just made it! Oil on canvas board 20 x 20 cm. © Copyright Nick Watton. All...read more
I'm at the very friendly and lively Newton St Cyres Art Group, giving another talk and demo on some of my sketching techniques. After a chat about perspective and vanishing points (everyone's favourite, but essential to grasp to be able to sketch...read more
Camping on the Blackdown Hills with lots of Cub Scouts and their families and having a hot, jolly time! With even some 'Ging Gang Gooling' around the campfire. While the youngsters were in the pool splashing about, I strolled off along one of the...read more
Today I am in Topsham with the enthusiastic members of Otter Vale Art Society to give a workshop on sketching, following on from last nights demo. We are lucky with the weather, which for the most part stays dry, with just one shower blowing through at the...read more
Tonight I have been to the very friendly Otter Vale Art Society to give a demo on various sketching techniques. I managed to fit three sketches into the time allowed the first being a watercolour with watercolour black pencil. The headland wash bled a bit...read more