‘Sketching at the RAMM’

‘Sketching at the RAMM’

My son and I have come to Exeter’s marvellous RAMM (Royal Albert Memorial Museum – which is free! Though, of course, we did give a donation. Which seems only reasonable). With the intention​ of sketching some of the exhibits. As he would like some practice...
‘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...
‘Mrs Blackbird’

‘Mrs Blackbird’

Pencil & Watercolour Wash ~ A5 ‘ish. I’m down at Topsham around the Bowling Green Marsh nature reserve. Mrs Blackbird here is all plumped up against the cold but doesn’t seem to mind me sitting close by sketching. £45 – 12 x 10” mount size ready...
‘Gull on a buoy’

‘Gull on a buoy’

High tide at Topsham ~ all very quiet in the early morning mist. I can’t see to the other side of the Exe Estuary, but the water is very calm & flat with beautiful reflections. This ‘Little Gull’ stands waiting on a buoy. Watercolour ~ A5...
‘Oystercatchers’

‘Oystercatchers’

More sketches of the Oystercatchers on the Exe Estuary. I liked the way that some of them stood on one leg. If they needed to move, as the tide encroached, they hopped along. Also in the same area where Wigeon, Turnstones, Little Gulls and Sanderlings. The Sanderlings...
‘Turnstones’

‘Turnstones’

Turnstones pecking & hopping about on the breakwater at Brixham. They were happy, hopping about the quay. Coming quite close to me sitting quietly, which is great for sketching. Watercolour wash was added later at home, with a bit more pencil to darken up a little...

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