‘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...
‘Last light at Exmouth’

‘Last light at Exmouth’

This sketch is looking west along the beach from Orcombe Point (one of my favourite local views). A quick general sketch in pen and a loose wet wash. I followed this a bit later when it was dry with a further wash darkening up areas, before using a brush pen to put in...
‘A la Ronde’

‘A la Ronde’

This is a detail of Exmouths National Trust property ‘A la Ronde’. Watercolour ~ A5. 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 &...
‘Burnet Moths’

‘Burnet Moths’

Watercolour ~ A5 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...
‘Exmouth Reflections’

‘Exmouth Reflections’

Charcoal on cartridge paper ~ A4 With R at Judo, Mrs W and I have come down to the beach whilst waiting for him. The tide has gone out leaving the sand wet, reflecting the sky. Also now the sun is behind the clouds, now that it has stopped raining. It has been...

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