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‘Down the Exe from Turf’

‘Down the Exe from Turf’

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,...

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‘Moonlight on the Exe’

‘Moonlight on the Exe’

A beautiful evening, with J & I strolling down the towpath of Exeter's Ship Canal. Everything is still and dusky, the only thing you can hear is a group of noisy geese who are taking off in groups and heading across the Estuary. We stop at the Turf Lock, for a...

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WIP ~ William 1 Coronation Picture

WIP ~ William 1 Coronation Picture

This set of pictures shows my working practice for part of my new set of Hastings Stamps. This picture  represents how I think the Coronation of William the First might have looked in the Saxon Westminster Abbey. There are two Bishop’s depicted, the Archbishop of...

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‘Me’

‘Me’

Sketching practice in the mirror. A couple of quick (10 minutes each) sketches using pen and pencil. © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights Reserved.

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‘Exmouth Sketching Demo’

‘Exmouth Sketching Demo’

I had a very enjoyable evening last night with the Exmouth Art Group, giving them a talk and several demo's about 'sketching'. I tried to fit as many of my sketching techniques as I could into the time allowed. So I was working very quickly with not much time to think...

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