‘Chasing the wind!’

‘Chasing the wind!’

Trip to the beach at Exmouth, another cracking day, weather wise. The ‘little fella’ is digging in the sand and letting it run through his fingers. The tide is slowly going out and soon we are able to go rockpooling, building dams and generaly running...
‘Groins’

‘Groins’

A couple of studies of the groins sticking out into the retreating sea, at Exmouth Beach. Pen ~ A5 © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights...
‘On the train’

‘On the train’

We spent a pleasant afternoon at Bicton on this sunny autumn day. The ‘little fella’ especially likes the ducks, play area & train, so no surprises there! Here’s a couple of sketches of him and J on the train. Pen – A5 (‘ish) Not for...
‘Exmouth Dunes’

‘Exmouth Dunes’

It’s blustery down at Exmouth, with a big squall blowing through. Parked opposite the sand dunes with the slightly incongruous lamp post – looks fine though when you see it with the rest of the sea front. I need to get some reference for a painting of sand...
‘On the mud’

‘On the mud’

Just paddled up in my canoe along the Exeter Ship Canal with my old pal ‘Wivs’ and we are just sat at Turf Lock having an ale, chat and soup. Plus a little sketching at the same time, this is two of the abandoned boats slowly rotting in the mud. It looks...
‘Waiting’

‘Waiting’

Sat on the Harbour wall of Cockwood, on the Exe Estuary, with a gentle breeze blowing across me. Cockwood is a lovely little haven, with many boats sheltered in it, (and not forgetting the joys of The Anchor Inn). Here are two of the boats moored up on the edge of the...

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