‘The Lunchtime Sketches ~ People’

‘The Lunchtime Sketches ~ People’

The Lunchtime Sketches This is a period when the only way to get my baby son to have an afternoon nap, was to put him in the car and drive. Nothing else worked very well. So I would give him his lunch, make some sandwiches for myself and drive off somewhere. For my...
‘Sketching in Tesco’s car park!’

‘Sketching in Tesco’s car park!’

‘Zone B’ 22nd February 2010 Cold, bleak day sat in this soulless, creativity sucking car park of Tesco’s. Waiting to do the shopping! My maxim “of it not mattering what you draw, as long as you draw something” is put to the test. I started two...
‘Bathtub View’

‘Bathtub View’

Still not out & about much, so here’s a sketch of my toes. Which I enjoyed doing, though it was a bit awkward sketching holding the sketch book in the air, out of the water! Pen & Watercolour ~ A5 © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights...
‘On the Levee’

‘On the Levee’

Strolled along the west side of the Exe Estuary from Powderham to Turf Lock, on the path that runs along the top of the levee. It was warm with the sun out, with all the different birds calling on the estuary mud (lots of geese arrived and I never tire of hearing the...
‘On the ebb at Lympstone’

‘On the ebb at Lympstone’

Drove across to Lympstone today for a stroll around. The tide was still in and had not ebbed much. So we climbed over the flood gates and walked along to the rocks and little beach at the south end. Here with the little waves lapping we threw stones into the water and...
‘South Westerly’

‘South Westerly’

Strolling around the little harbour at Lympstone, on the Exe Estuary. It’s low tide, with a south westerly breeze blowing and it’s rather a grey day. I like the clothes lines at Lympstone, as the houses along the estuary wall have no garden, so they have...

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