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‘Coverack & Restronguet Impression’

‘Coverack & Restronguet Impression’

I'm at the friendly and lively Newton St Cyres Art Group. Giving a demo on some of my sketching techniques. After a chat about perspective and vanishing points - everyone's favourite! But essential to grasp to sketch landscapes quickly. I did a lively sketch of...

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‘Wooded Path’

‘Wooded Path’

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...

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‘Sketching Workshop in Topsham’

‘Sketching Workshop in Topsham’

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 end - see...

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‘Otter Vale Sketching Demo’

‘Otter Vale Sketching Demo’

Tonight I going to the very friendly Otter Vale Art Society to give a demo on various sketching techniques. I manage to fit three sketches into the time allowed. The first is a watercolour with a watercolour black pencil over the top working it into the wet washes. As...

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‘Caer Carradoc Watercolour Sketching’

‘Caer Carradoc Watercolour Sketching’

It’s half term camping and we have driven up to Shropshire to stay on the lovely Ley Hill Farm Campsite. Which is set close to Cardington and is in beautiful, quiet countryside. Our tent is pitched in a field of buttercups and has stunning views over to the brooding...

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‘Exe Sunset’

‘Exe Sunset’

I've been trying to loosen up my oil paintings a bit, so tried this little oil painting looking down the Exe Estuary from Topsham, at dusk. On canvas board (20 x 20 cm) Sold © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights Reserved.

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