Woodbury Common Woods

Woodbury Common Woods

Out sketching with my little lad again and as last time we are in the woods, sketching trees. This time on Woodbury Common. This is my sketch, we didn’t have too long, so I tried to capture an impression of the light and shadows across the clearing, with the light...
Fernworthy Reservoir and Shovel Down

Fernworthy Reservoir and Shovel Down

My son and his friend are doing a project about life in the ‘dark’ woods, so later we were to be found sketching in the trees around Fernworthy Reservoir. The above sketch was a base wash of watercolour, then working over the top with a black watercolour...
‘Sketching at the RAMM’

‘Sketching at the RAMM’

My son and I have come to Exeter’s marvellous RAMM (Royal Albert Memorial Museum – which is free! Though, of course, we did give a donation. Which seems only reasonable.) With the intension of sketching some of the exhibits. As he would like some practice...
‘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...

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