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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Sennen Cove boats

Inspired somewhat by Ian Siddaway – visiting Sennen Cove near land’s End in Cornwall on a recent holiday. This is somewhere that we’d usually pass by- parking up and maybe doing the walk over to Land’s End. Looking down at Sennen usually reveals a busy looking place and a car park to rival those in […]

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A view of Polperro, Cornwall

Another of my watercolour studies of the harbour at Polperro, Cornwall. This a view from the northern side of the harbour, just around the corner from a rather nice cafe!

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A small sketch of Mevagissey Harbour

Something a bit different today – here is a quick watercolour sketch of Mevagissey Harbour in Cornwall. If the quality isn’t so great it is because the original sketch is only about 4″ x 2 1/2″ – more of a thumbnail really. Still I hope you like it!

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A study of boats in the shipbuilding yard at Polruan

Another in a series on boats, harbours and things coastal. This is a study of ships at the shipbuilding yard in Polruan, Cornwall. Polruan lies on the eastern side of the Fowey Estuary in southern Cornwall.  Whilst Fowey (usually pronounced ‘Foy’) on the opposite bank is more familiar to visitors, Polruan is just a short […]

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Porthleven Boat

This a painting of one of the boats – the  ‘Sharon Tracy’ – in Porthleven harbour, Cornwall. The cabin of this boat makes it appealing, with its larger glass windows – perhaps not so good for rough seas but better for a gentle days puttering? Also here a photograph of the Sharon Tracey on an […]

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