‘Failing light on the Exe’

‘Failing light on the Exe’

With all the others out and finding myself on this side of the Exe Estuary, I strolled out (actually it turned out to be quite a brisk walk to beat the failing light) towards the old Topsham Lock Cottage. I went down to the end of the ferry jetty to sketch looking...
‘Up the Exe from Turf’

‘Up the Exe from Turf’

We all had a pleasant cycle up the western side of the Exe Estuary, stopping at Turf Lock to have our lunch. Turf Hotel was pretty busy, but we sat right at the end to have a little more peace and quiet (Bah – Humbug 🙂 This also enabled us to watch the goings on...
‘Sketching Workshop in Topsham’

‘Sketching Workshop in Topsham’

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 the end –...
‘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...

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