Canal boats – an initial drawing

I’ve been out along the local canal again, dodging more showers and exploring. The above drawing is my initial study of a couple of boats moored up just outside Oxford. Here is a photo below – I think the narrowboat is called ‘Moonstone’. Below is a slightly closer view of my drawing – I was […]

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The ‘Magic Dragon’ at Clifton Hampden

This small boat – The ‘Magic Dragon’ – is a converted working boat and a favourite of mine on the River. It is seen here at Clifton Hampden on the Thames, south of Oxford. My sketch for the day.

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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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Boats at St Ives

One from the summer – a watercolour of fishing boats in St Ives harbour at low tide. If you can get the tides right, have reasonable weather and most important to actually find a parking space, then a walk around the harbour at St. Ives can be a pleasant experience -especially if it is followed […]

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