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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A beached fishing boat at Cadgwith Cove

Another of my watercolour studies of Cadgwith Cove in Cornwall. One of the small fleet of fishing boats pulled ashore in front of the boat sheds and overlooking cottages.

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Boats at Cadgwith Cove, Cornwall

Cadgwith Cove is at the south of the Lizard penninsula in Cornwall. This picturesque fishing village is not neccessarily easy to reach via the surrounding narrow and twisting roads. It is probably also best to park at the edge of town and walk in. The Cove has a small fleet of fishing boats which are […]

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A watercolour sketch of Polruan Quay

A quick sketch and waterolour of the Quay and Boatyard at Polruan in Cornwall. Fowey across the river is better known but a short passenger ferry ride – or longer drive- takes you to Polruan. This is perhaps a better place to visit if you like to get away from the more obvious tourist spots. […]

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Sennen Cove Boats

Another attempt at the boats hauled up at Sennen Cove in Cornwall. This time trying to make the contrast a bit more punchy and it seems to work – what do you think?

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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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