A sketch of Eyemouth Harbour

As Christmas turns to New Year and New year turns to …uh.. early January, so it is perhaps time for a new beginning, or at least something a little different from a lot of Christmas-y stuff. For this WordPress post that means I’ve been looking at old drawings and photos and have made a new […]

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More sketches of boats and harbours: Illfracombe

A few days ago I put up a sketch of Polperro inner harbour in Cornwall and seem to have been doing more sketches of boats and harbours than anything else recently – perhaps it is the influence of those new boaty curtains we brought a while back… Anyway here is my attempt at a view […]

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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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