‘Sketching tips’

‘Sketching tips’

Some thoughts on sketching Sketching has been one of my life’s passions. I have sketched since the age of 13 when my art teacher (Mr Bibby) set us homework. To go out and draw something around our home, in a series of squares. I was living out in the countryside in...
‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

Saturday found me in the beautiful village of Beer running a Sketching Workshop for the Otter Vale Art Society. A Group I know well and it’s just like meeting up with friends to do some sketching, on a hot summers day by the sea, finishing in ‘The Dolphin’ at 3.30....
‘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 –...
‘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...
‘Sketchers Outfit’

‘Sketchers Outfit’

A sketch of my sketching kit Pen & watercolour ~ A5 Some of which I have had since I was eighteen, so they are old friends! In my A4 zipped bag: I have two sketchbooks of different weight papers. A field watercolour set, Large fold away brush (Round, about size 5)...

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