‘Violets & Celandaines’

‘Violets & Celandaines’

It’s a lovely evening and I’m out enjoying a walk between Praa Sands and Prussia Cove, on the lovely Cornish cliffs. It’s been a fab sunny day and the evening is still warm with the sun starting it’s descent. There is always lots of wildlife on...
‘Mrs Blackbird’

‘Mrs Blackbird’

Down at Topsham around the Bowling Green Marsh area. Mrs Blackbird here is all plumped up against the cold, but doesn’t seem to mind me sitting close by sketching. Pencil & Watercolour Wash ~ A5 ‘ish £45 – 12 x 10” mount size ready for framing. Would...
‘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 and 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...
‘Waiting Oystercatchers’

‘Waiting Oystercatchers’

I was up early and headed down to the Exe Estuary. As the high tide would be pushing the wading birds to the edge of the estuary. This little sketch shows the Oystercatchers standing in a little group waiting, with their beaks tucked along their backs, for the tide to...

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