Category Archives: Painting

Quick sketch on location

I did this quick sketch of the friend’s house I stayed at in south Spain. The sketch was done on location and the watercolour added later when I came home. I tried to do a painting of the house from … Continue reading

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Asleep on the beach…

I need to get back into painting having taken a break…if you don’t use it you lose it! Hmmmm….

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Fast and loose…

The Barn at Chappel – painted from a printed photo as part of my homework on a course I have just finished – ‘Loosening your Watercolours’. 3 colours, fast and loose…

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Quick watercolour…

Well, ‘quick’ in not a lot of actual painting time but done a bit at a time over several hours…how I normally work!

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Walberswick…

England has some cracking place-names… Nether Wallop, Blubberhouses, Great Snoring, Booby Dingle, Broadwoodwidger, Ulceby Skitter… and Walberswick! I’m sure that some of them have made it over to the USA – and that you have your fair share of odd place names. … Continue reading

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Different paper makes a difference…

It really does… this one is painted on Arches rough, which I had never tried before…

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Boats in the mud…

A quick sketch and painting started on site…until bad light, cold and an incoming tide stopped play. A friend has bought a wooden ‘gentleman’s motor yacht’ to live on at some point in the future. It needs a lot, and … Continue reading

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