Boats at Sennen Cove, Cornwall

Another study of some of the small fishing boats hauled up on the slipway at Sennen Cove in Cornwall. The round building in the background was formerly a winch-house, which was probably originally powered by horses. It is now a rather charming gallery.

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The ‘Magic Dragon’ at Clifton Hampden

This small boat – The ‘Magic Dragon’ – is a converted working boat and a favourite of mine on the River. It is seen here at Clifton Hampden on the Thames, south of Oxford. My sketch for the day.

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Sennen Cove boats

Inspired somewhat by Ian Siddaway – visiting Sennen Cove near land’s End in Cornwall on a recent holiday. This is somewhere that we’d usually pass by- parking up and maybe doing the walk over to Land’s End. Looking down at Sennen usually reveals a busy looking place and a car park to rival those in […]

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A view of Polperro, Cornwall

Another of my watercolour studies of the harbour at Polperro, Cornwall. This a view from the northern side of the harbour, just around the corner from a rather nice cafe!

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Boats at Lyme Cobb

Here is my take on some of the boats moared up in Lyme Cobb – this particular piece inspired by the light as the Sun was just about to set over the nearby cliffs

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A small sketch of Mevagissey Harbour

Something a bit different today – here is a quick watercolour sketch of Mevagissey Harbour in Cornwall. If the quality isn’t so great it is because the original sketch is only about 4″ x 2 1/2″ – more of a thumbnail really. Still I hope you like it!

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Small fishing boat PZ 11 at Mousehole Harbour

This is another of my studies of fishing boats – this one of a small fishing boat -PZ11- in a sunny Mousehole harbour. I quite like the glitter on this – from reflections on a nice bright summers day. Another abiding memory is of the rather villainous seagulls stealing pasties… This is also available as […]

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