Oil painting – ‘Heather and Red Deer on Exmoor’

Oil painting – ‘Heather and Red Deer on Exmoor’

‘Heather and Red Deer on Exmoor’. This oil painting commission was very personal. To help someone to remember his Granny and family farm on Exmoor. Paul asked for there to be lots of heather, windswept trees and possibly a Red Deer stag. However, he...
‘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’

On the Coast Path I’m out enjoying a walk between Praa Sands and Prusia Cove, it’s a glorious evening on the Cornish Coast Path. It’s been a hot, sunny day and the evening is still warm. With the sun just starting its descent. I hope to do a little sketching along the...
‘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...
‘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...
‘Sketching on the Kennet & Avon Canal’

‘Sketching on the Kennet & Avon Canal’

The Bridge Inn The above sketch is of Rowan moored by The Bridge Inn, ready to head further tomorrow. Watercolour A5(ish) ~ Sold We are off on an adventure from Devices, motoring through the peaceful & beautiful ‘Vale of Pewsey’, on board the Good Ship ‘Rowan’....

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