Painting buildings in Faringdon

After a day out a couple of weeks ago I stopped off at the old coaching town of Faringdon. The town has a collection of fine old coaching Inns, some nice venacular architecture and still retains the feel of an old town, with its relatively narrow and winding main streets. It also has a characterful […]

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Collecting more motorbikes – this time a Honda Monkey Bike!

On a rainy day I’ve been doing a couple of drawings and some watercolouring, including this line and watercolour ‘illustration’ – this time of a little Honda Monkey bike. It continues a bit of a theme with me – of doing line and wash type drawings of motorbikes, something that I’d like to develop further. […]

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Back to Cadgwith

It has been a while since I’ve been back to Cadgwith but that’s just the way its been for the last year or so. That doesn’t however stop me from producing some more sketches and watercolours from past photographs. This is my latest – if not my best. It’s a view of one of the […]

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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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