‘Brown’s Folly Tower – a walk and a sketch’

‘Brown’s Folly Tower – a walk and a sketch’

I sketched quickly in Charcoal, working in an A4 ‘Winsor & Newton’, ‘Field Sketch Pad’. This medium seemed to suit the slightly bleak feel of the wintery day. I sketched in a little first, rubbing this with my fingers. To plan out the...
‘Wooded Path’

‘Wooded Path’

The above charcoal and pastel sketch was done on the way back, I liked the stark shape of the tree standing out against the sky. Which I ‘put in’ with the white pastel as ‘negative space’ on the coloured paper. A4 We are camping on the...
‘Moonlight on the Exe’

‘Moonlight on the Exe’

This sketch is on a dark blue coloured paper and I’ve used charcoal & a white chalk pastel. A4 ‘sh. 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...
‘Charcoal ~ St Michael’s Mount’

‘Charcoal ~ St Michael’s Mount’

For this sketch, I used charcoal and white pastel on grey coloured paper. It’s obviously of St Michael’s Mount (I know I can’t stop drawing it!) on a narrow A4 size. In hindsight, it would have been better to do the sketch on a larger piece of paper,...

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