Woodbury Common Woods

Woodbury Common Woods

Out sketching with my little lad again and as last time we are in the woods, sketching trees. This time on Woodbury Common. This is my sketch, we didn’t have too long, so I tried to capture an impression of the light and shadows across the clearing, with the light...
‘Wistman’s Wood’

‘Wistman’s Wood’

Sketching in the wonderfully shaggy Wistman’s Wood on Dartmoor, which is beloved of our young lad. The wood is a strange eerie place with it’s twisted little oak trees, all bedecked with hanging moss’ and lichens. The trees grow over a valley side...
‘Wooded, rocky path’

‘Wooded, rocky path’

A lovely day spent on one of our favourite Dartmoor walks – Lustleigh to Hunter’s Tor. It’s an interesting walk with lots of woods, boulders, fungi (today anyway) and a little bit of moor to explore and generally poke about in. This sketch is where...
‘Wooded Path’

‘Wooded Path’

Camping on the Blackdown Hills with lots of Cub Scouts and their families and having a hot, jolly time! With even some ‘Ging Gang Gooling’ around the campfire. While the youngsters were in the pool splashing about, I strolled off along one of the...
‘Woodland Light’

‘Woodland Light’

Scorcher of a day, we parked up in as much shade as possible on Woodbury Common, close to the hill fort. With this sketch I was trying to capture the dappled light in the woods, with the brightly lit ferns underneath, using blues for my shadow area. A5 Watercolour £45...

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