Cromlech House, Mortehoe

Those of you that had a look at my recent posts will have seen my drawing (above) and subsequent watercolour of the row of houses on the Esplanade in Mortehoe on the north Devon coast. The watercolour of this drawing is really just a first attempt, and in this case I decided to try a […]

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The Esplanade at Mortehoe, Devon

I have been looking over some photographs of past holidays, you know the sort of thing, when you could actually go out and – gasp! – go on holiday. I have a few favourite views and one of them is of a row of shops and houses at the hilltop village of Mortehoe on the […]

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A small Boat at Clovelly

Here is one of my more colourful experiments in a view of a small fishing boat. I think this is from a view from the harbour walls at Clovelly in Cornwall.

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A scottish fishing village

I haven’t been out for a while to draw or sketch – probably down to the freezing temperatures and windchill. So instead of my usual ‘Plein-Airs’ here is a sketch but of a made-up Scottish fishing village. This is not a real location, rather an excuse to indulge in drawing some fishing boats again. As […]

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Drawing Hastings Old Town

Today I’ve been drawing from a photograph – this from a view of Hastings Old Town found on Wikimedia Commons. With the winter solstice close, the days getting darker and the weather dull and rainy, it is sometimes nice to gain a little inspiration from the web. Personally I find the elements of narrow streets, […]

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