The colourful village of Riomaggiore.

A new drawing and watercolour of one of the colourful villages on the Cinque Terre coast of NW Italy. Here is my line and wash of Riomaggiore, which is probably the largest of the Cinque Terre villages, at the southern end of this area. The coast here is typically very rocky with steep slopes and […]

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Two boats at Sennen Cove, Cornwall

Another study of a couple of smaller fishing boats, pulled out on the slipway and next to the lifeboat station, with the old winding house in the background. In past times the winding house would have had a horse or donkey to walk the windlas around. Nowadays it is home to an atmospheric art gallery.

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Boats in Polruan dockyard

Another study of fishing boats in Polruan Dockyard on the southern coast of Cornwall. The same boats as another of my paintings ‘Polruan Boats’ as posted elsewhere on this blog but a little bit more sketchy and splashy. I liked Polruan – its on the quieter side of the estuary and sometimes the tramp of […]

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Boats in Looe Harbour, Cornwall

A watercolour study of boats in Looe Harbour. Looe is a small town and fishing port about 20 miles west of Plymouth and is actually two towns (East Looe and West Looe) divided by the river estuary. East Looe is probably the more popular with tourists but beware of their seagulls here – some of […]

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