A Horse Portrait​ in Oils

A Horse Portrait​ in Oils

This is a horse called ‘Zinda’. I was commissioned to paint her for a birthday present, with instructions​ to try and capture her ‘chestnut’ colour. I thought that the best way to capture her colour was to paint her using oil paints. They are...
‘Roxy’

‘Roxy’

Our good friend’s Paul & Midge have kindly lent us their narrowboat again for a week’s gentle adventure on the Kennet and Avon Canal. Another great week has been had – seeing how far we can reach in the time allotted​. It would be nice to head...
‘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...
‘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...
‘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...

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