'Sketching Blog +'
This sketch is from The Long Mynd looking across the valley to Caer Carradoc. We have set off on a round walk, parking up on 'The Burway' and stopping for lunch on the side of 'Yearlett'. It's from here, over lunch that I am sketching. Before we stopped...read more
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...read more
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.read more
I've just spent two weeks sat on a plank 10 feet in the air, painting something very different for me. St Nicholas' Methodist Church in Topsham asked me if I would paint back in the faces on five Victorian Stained Glass windows, that are around the altar...read more
Strolling down to the Turf Lock Hotel at the end of the Exeter Ship Canal and looking down the Exe towards Exmouth. It's a lovely sunny day, but chilly. To me this sketch makes it look rather lonely, but there were lots of other people about, birdwatchers,...read more
Slightly different sketch today in the radio studio today. Mark is doing a special 'John Peel Festive Fifty' show. Playing old songs from the late, great DJ's festive show and 'The Last Transmission's' favourite songs from the last year. So I brought along...read more