‘Failing light on the Exe’

‘Failing light on the Exe’

A4 – Watercolour washes with black ink applied with a brush. The large black areas I finished off later as I was running out of light, way too fast. Sold I’m at a loose end on the west side of the Exe Estuary. So, of course, I strolled out (actually it...
‘Up the Exe from Turf’

‘Up the Exe from Turf’

This is a sketch looking back up the Exe towards Topsham. With the old bank retention pilings in the foreground. A5 – Watercolour pencils and waterbrush on cartridge paper. We had a pleasant cycle up the western side of the Exe Estuary. Stopping at the Turf Lock...
‘Sketching Workshop in Topsham’

‘Sketching Workshop in Topsham’

On Topsham Quay Today I am in Topsham with the enthusiastic members of Otter Vale Art Society to give a workshop on sketching. Following on from last nights demo. We are lucky with the weather, which for the most part stays dry, with just one shower blowing through at...
‘Exe Sunset’

‘Exe Sunset’

I’ve been trying to loosen up my oil paintings a bit, so tried this little oil painting looking down the Exe Estuary from Topsham at dusk. On canvas board (20 x 20 cm) Sold © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights...
‘Stained Glass at St Nicholas Methodist Church Topsham’

‘Stained Glass at St Nicholas Methodist Church Topsham’

I’ve just spent two weeks sat on a plank 10 feet in the air, painting something very different for me. St Nicholas’ Methodist Church in Topsham asked me if I would paint back in the faces on five Victorian Stained Glass windows, that are around the altar of the...

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