Adding watercolour to a drawing – By the River

This is an update on yesterdays post – “A view by the River”. It is a view across the Thames at Abingdon, with various cruisers and narrowboats moored up and St Mary’s Church in the background, but with relatively simple watercolour added. Here is yesterdays sketch for comparison, and a view of the sketch in-situ. […]

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A view by the river in Abingdon

I took a walk by the River Thames in Abingdon today and decided to try drawing the scene above while the Sun was out and it was slightly warmer than it has been. I didn’t freeze so it can’t have been too bad… The result is my drawing below, a view across the river to […]

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Tenby Harbour boats V

I’ve been looking back over some of my summer holiday photos – this time of Tenby and Tenby harbour and decided to have a go at another view of the harbour. The result is this painting. Its a bit more ‘Big Sky’ and panoramic than my usual layouts and I’m not too sure that sits […]

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The Ebenezer

This is one of my older drawings, of the fishing trawler Ebenezer, and is dug out of the archives to show some contrast between my artwork now and some time ago. Whilst trawling my pictures I also came across another drawing of the Ebenezer – below. This is more sketchy (and less cleaned-up) and goes […]

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The Fishing Boat Maggie G at Lower Fishguard Harbour

Here is another of my studies of boats and harbours – this time it’s the fishing boat ‘Maggie G’ at lower Fishguard harbour. This is from a summer holiday around the coast of Wales – where after a day of travelling up through the Pembrokeshire countryside from St. Davids, via Porthgain and the Strumble head, […]

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