‘Out across the Common’

‘Out across the Common’

The lad and myself are out for an early morning ramble out across Woodbury Common with our sketch books in our rucksacks. The colours on the Common today are much more Autumnal and Clinton Estates has the cattle out browsing. We sit in the sun sketching, looking out...
‘Lychgate’

‘Lychgate’

Out sketching with the lad, he wanted to come and draw our local church’s lychgate. So here’s my version, again we are starting to lose the light, but so much as the last sketch. A5 using a brushpen © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights...
‘Failing light on the Exe’

‘Failing light on the Exe’

With all the others out and finding myself on this side of the Exe Estuary, I strolled out (actually it turned out to be quite a brisk walk to beat the failing light) towards the old Topsham Lock Cottage. I went down to the end of the ferry jetty to sketch looking...
‘Up the Exe from Turf’

‘Up the Exe from Turf’

We all had a pleasant cycle up the western side of the Exe Estuary, stopping at Turf Lock to have our lunch. Turf Hotel was pretty busy, but we sat right at the end to have a little more peace and quiet (Bah – Humbug 🙂 This also enabled us to watch the goings on...
‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

Saturday found me in the beautiful village of Beer running a Sketching Workshop for the Otter Vale Art Society. A Group I know well and it’s just like meeting up with friends to do some sketching, on a hot summers day by the sea, finishing in ‘The Dolphin’ at 3.30....

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