‘Charcoal ~ St Michael’s Mount’

‘Charcoal ~ St Michael’s Mount’

For this sketch, I used charcoal and white pastel on grey coloured paper. It’s obviously of St Michael’s Mount (I know I can’t stop drawing it!) on a narrow A4 size. In hindsight, it would have been better to do the sketch on a larger piece of paper,...
‘On The Rocks’

‘On The Rocks’

A sketch using a dip pen, brush & a bottle of ink. With watercolour wash added when I got back home, (I indicated where the clouds were with light pencil) ~ A4. Another glorious Cornish afternoon. I’m sitting on the rocks, by a slip. Which has been hewn...
‘Sunset over the Mount’

‘Sunset over the Mount’

Watercolour painting ~ 20 x 30 cmThis evening J, R & myself have driven over to Perranuthnoe (a lovely quiet cove in Mounts Bay) for a stroll along the cliffs before the little fella’s bedtime. I used to often come here as a lad, so it’s nice to...
‘Coast path to Prussia Cove’

‘Coast path to Prussia Cove’

This sketch is using charcoal & pastel on grey, A4 coloured paper looking into Prussia Cove. Beautiful with the sun going slowly down. In my mind’s eye, I can see one of ‘The King of Prussia’s’ smuggling ships slipping gently in. It’s a...
‘Rocks at Praa Sands’

‘Rocks at Praa Sands’

Sitting on Praa Sands beach towards the southern end. Watching the surf gently break over the small rocks. I like the way the waves were travelling in at two different angles. As always I also loved the light reflected on the water. Pen & watercolour ~ A4 ©...
‘Lesceave Cove and Rinsey Head’

‘Lesceave Cove and Rinsey Head’

This sketch/painting is using watercolour washes to show the receding plains at Lesceave Cove. It’s quieter there but tidal, so a little care is needed. 35 x 25 cm. We are staying down at peaceful Praa Sands over New Year. The ships and boats out in Mounts Bay...

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