Sketching at Trevose Head

Sketching at Trevose Head

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 booked into Mother Ivey’s...
‘Storm Callum at Port Gaverne’

‘Storm Callum at Port Gaverne’

Storm Callum has blown over us at Port Gaverne and we are now in the tail end of it. We have just walked over to Port Issac and back managing to avoid the showers. The wind is still strong, blowing from the land out to sea. Although the sea is breaking strongly on the...
‘Sketching at Portmellon & Chapel Point’

‘Sketching at Portmellon & Chapel Point’

We are staying at the beautiful Cornish Cove of Portmellon. Enjoying snorkelling​, kayaking and exploring​. (We set off for Mevagissey to try and find all the places mentioned in Susan Cooper’s ‘Over Sea, Under Stone’ book, which changes the name of...
‘Mevagissey Harbour’

‘Mevagissey Harbour’

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

‘Chapel Point’

We are all staying down in the lovely sheltered cove of Portmellon. We’ve enjoyed being out snorkelling and kayaking on most days. Mostly there was just sun on the water, but one trip along the coast we had very heavy rain. Were the sea went flat and calm as the...
‘Coverack & Restronguet Impression’

‘Coverack & Restronguet Impression’

I’m at the friendly and lively Newton St Cyres Art Group. Giving a demo on some of my sketching techniques. After a chat about perspective and vanishing points – everyone’s favourite! But essential to grasp to sketch landscapes quickly. I did a...

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