‘Out across the Common’

‘Out across the Common’

The lad and I​ are out for an early morning ramble out across Woodbury Common with our sketchbooks​​ 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...
‘Frosty Day in the Otter Estuary’

‘Frosty Day in the Otter Estuary’

Watercolour ~ A5 A cold day today, with a hard frost and not many people about. All the colours seem a little bleached out, as we walk along the seafront at Budleigh, heading along towards the Otter Estuary. There are a lot of birds all huddled together and several...
‘Down at the River Otter with a stick’

‘Down at the River Otter with a stick’

Watercolour ~ A5 Sunshine and showers today, the little lad has his stripy coat on to keep out the chilly wind. We have come down to Budleigh Salterton for a stroll (with the usual effort it takes us to get out of the house these days!) However here we are enjoying...
‘High tide on the Otter’

‘High tide on the Otter’

Watercolour ~ A5 Beautiful morning down here at Budleigh overlooking the Otter Estuary. The tide today seems very high in the estuary, it is a spring tide, but it’s not a full moon yet. The water has flooded much of the usual grassy/boggy areas and has gone over...
‘Quiet Otter Estuary’

‘Quiet Otter Estuary’

Watercolour ~ A5 It’s a lovely sunny spring day down here at the Otter end of Budleigh Salterton. There is a slight breeze blowing lazily along the coast and it’s very hazy off in the distance. In short the sort of day when you don’t have a care in...

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