Watercolour sketching at Trevose Head

Watercolour sketching at Trevose Head

Mother Ivey’s Campsite Watercolour sketching at Trevose Head. We were camping down in Cornwall for the weekend. Staying at the lovely Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park. Which is very well set-up and has a lovely quiet beach, just a short stroll away. We had been booked...
‘Storm Callum at Port Gaverne’

‘Storm Callum at Port Gaverne’

I’m sitting sheltered from the worst of the wind on the headland on the eastern side of Port Gaverne. Along with the wind, I can hear the sea booming into caves and sending up spray. Watercolour sketch ~ A4 Storm Callum has blown over us at Port Gaverne and we...
‘Sketching at Portmellon & Chapel Point’

‘Sketching at Portmellon & Chapel Point’

After weeks of sunshine, whilst we were here, we have had some showers and grey days. So the above sketch of Chapel Point from Colona Beach is showing the grey leaden sky. Indeed my sketchbook was getting wet from drizzly rain to start with. I’m using an A4...
‘Mevagissey Harbour’

‘Mevagissey Harbour’

I loved the wet roof on the fishing buildings, in Mevagissey’s Inner Harbour. With the sunlight reflecting off the sea and wet ground. “The sky is the source of light in Nature and it governs everything.” ~ John Constable Still quite quiet around the...
‘Chapel Point’

‘Chapel Point’

This watercolour sketch is of Chapel Point, an isolated peninsula jutting out into the sea, from Portmellon. I used a bit of black watercolour pencil in it to try and add texture, but this got rather lost in the mix of paint I used for the darker areas (Vandyke Brown,...

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