‘Barn Owl Sketches’

‘Barn Owl Sketches’

Natural History Museum I am working on a painting of a Barn Owl at the moment so I have dug out these sketches that I did some time ago at the Natural History Museum. I was sitting quietly in an out of the way spot, by the stuffed bird cabinet. For these sketches, I...
‘Sweet Chestnuts’

‘Sweet Chestnuts’

J and I drove over to Bicton Park for a longer stroll around than we usually get with small boys (he is at school). It was nice to be there on a quiet autumn day and whilst there we gathered a few Sweet Chestnuts that had fallen. Some of which we gathered to eat and...
‘Devon Donkeys’

‘Devon Donkeys’

Donkey Sanctuary Today we have headed over to Devon’s ‘Donkey Sanctuary’. We enjoyed having a look around again and stroking the noses of the more obliging donkeys. Before walking down the combe, with a picnic to Weston Mouth Beach. I stopped on the way for a sketch...
‘On a Budleigh Rooftop’

‘On a Budleigh Rooftop’

Looking up today I liked this slightly tatty chimney. With its tv ariel hanging off and there on top was the ubiquitous Gull sat on top. Watercolour ~ A5 Tootled into Budleigh Salterton Library today to change books. Whilst there we had a stroll around the shops and a...
‘May Bug’

‘May Bug’

Pencil & watercolour ~ A5 This week we have been having some glorious sunny weather. And right on cue, our little boy found this lovely big May Bug at the base of our cherry tree. After a good close examination, it was reluctantly given its freedom. Whereupon it...

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