‘Mouth of the Exe’

‘Mouth of the Exe’

Sitting on the sea wall sketching the mouth of the Exe as it is funnelled between Dawlish Warren and Exmouth. What a beautiful spot with the sun dipping behind the hill. I’m trying to think of something clever to say for the speech I’m supposed to be...
‘Sketching Demo’

‘Sketching Demo’

I had a very enjoyable evening last night with the Exmouth Art Group, giving them a talk and several demo’s about ‘sketching’. I tried to fit as many of my sketching techniques as I could in the time. So I was working very quickly with not much time...
‘Last light at Exmouth’

‘Last light at Exmouth’

Popped into Exmouth for some last minute jobs before Christmas and then we all headed down to the beach for a stroll in the last of the daylight. This sketch is looking west along the beach from Orcombe Point (one of my favourite local views). A quick general sketch...
‘A la Ronde’

‘A la Ronde’

This is a detail of Exmouths National Trust property ‘A la Ronde’ that I sketched the other day, whilst there with Mrs W. We took our lunch with us and sat on a quiet corner of the lawn, looking out across the Exe Estuary – very hot & sunny! I...
‘Burnet Moths’

‘Burnet Moths’

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 the Golf Course,...

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