Sketching the inner harbour at Polperro

Lately I’ve been sketching and working on studies for various harbours around the UK. This is my latest – a sketch of the harbour at Polperro in Cornwall. Over the next couple of days I will also post these other sketches with the aim of using them as a basis for watercolours to follow.

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Tenby Harbour – working on some sketches

After a brief holiday to Wales last week, I’ve been looking at photos and working up some artwork ideas. The above is the result of the quick sketch below and some simple watercolours. On this visit I had about half an hour of wandering between the moored boats in the harbour – taking about a […]

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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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