‘Sketching along Budleigh Beach’

‘Sketching along Budleigh Beach’

Sketching on Budleigh Salterton beach There is much of interest along Budleigh Salterton beach for the artist. I particularly like that the beach is still used by small working, fishing boats. These boats are drawn up and the fishermen will sell some of their catch at...
Sketching across the Otter Estuary

Sketching across the Otter Estuary

The Otter Estuary The River Otter’s source is just in Somerset in the Blackdown Hills. It travels 27 miles through East Devon to reach the sea, just east of Budleigh Salterton. The Otter Estuary is a 57-acre Nature Reserve and SSSI. It’s habitat consists...
‘Burnet Moths’

‘Burnet Moths’

Watercolour ~ A5 The sun is shining and Mrs W & I are out for a stroll up West Downs Beacon, the highest point between Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth (with lovely views along the coast and of the Exe Estuary.) As we near the top of the Beacon the path cuts in onto...
‘Breezy Budleigh’

‘Breezy Budleigh’

Pen and watercolour wash ~ A5 We are down at Burleigh Salterton beach wrapped up against the wind, with the waves crashing in. Time for a quick snack & a sketch! Not for sale © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights...
‘Making a splash’

‘Making a splash’

Watercolour ~ A5 Here we are at the mouth of the River Otter, on the Budleigh side. Throwing pebbles large & small into the river. The waves, today, are lazily loping up onto the beach and there is not a breath of wind. I also saw a trout jumping high out of the...

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