‘Sketching hints and tips’

‘Sketching hints and tips’

Some thoughts on sketching Sketching has been one of my life’s passions. Here are my sketching hints and tips for getting out there with your sketchbook. I have sketched since the age of 13 when my art teacher (Mr Bibby) set us homework. To go out and draw something...
Sketches on the Isle of Mull

Sketches on the Isle of Mull

Watercolour sketch, started lightly first with pencil ~ A4. Of the beautiful views from Ulva, out across Geasgill Mór, Inch Kenneth to Gribun on Mull. I found this to be a very relaxing peaceful spot, looking out over the sea. I finished the painting off later, as I...
Sketching at Trevose Head

Sketching at Trevose Head

Mother Ivey’s Campsite A little light sketching whilst camping down in Cornwall (Trevose Head) at the weekend. Merope Rocks and the Lifeboat Station – with just the sound of Skylarks, Oystercatchers peeping and the odd paddleboarders going past. We had been...
Woodbury Castle Sketch

Woodbury Castle Sketch

Sitting up on Woodbury Castle while the little lad plays with his mate. This sketch is of the huge earthen banks of the hillfort with all the tall beech trees growing in and around it with a dappled light breaking through the canopy.  This sketch started out quite...

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