in Abbey Fields Kenilworth. A loose sketch looking west across what was the St Mary's Abbey farmland. Pencil and watercolour on cartridge paper in A5 sketchbook
Top is Seatown from Golden Cap and below is Golden Cap from Seatown both done in watercolour over pencil in Saunders Waterford 140Ib NOT A5 sketchbook.
showing Cerne Abbas Church, from Abbey Street. Pencil and watercolour on cartridge paper in A5 sketchbook in around an hour and three quarters.
done whilst staying in Seatown Dorset. Here are two panoramas showing a view across Seatown and the Cerne Abbas Giant. Cartridge paper in A5 sketchbook. More to come...
to produce this watercolour showing the new cricket pavilion at Twyford School. The batsman walking out is meant to be the Hampshire County cricketer "Jimmy" Adams. Watercolour 28 x 42 cm on 140Ib Saunders Waterford NOT
at new venue in the recently opened Wool House Dancing Man Brewery in Southampton. If you missed the show at the City Art Gallery you can see it here whilst sampling food and drink delights in this grade one listed building.
showing a recent commercial piece - my usual subject of vernacular-style buildings with traditional materials to the Peterborough region. This one took a while due to the presence of the Great Crested Newt! I still set these perspectives up by hand as I know what I will get and I prefer to draw than sit at my computer (I do use SketchUp from time to time).
from Saturday's one-day class at Red Hot Press. Once again this was a first-time effort using watercolour for all 8 students who attended my workshop: judge for yourself the outstanding results achieved. Watch this space for dates of forthcoming classes.
of Ferry Lane near to the Cathedral. I did this from a park bench as a pencil sketch and applied colour in my studio from a snapshot. Done in A5 sketchbook on off-white heavyweight cartridge paper.
because when I'm working in the chapel it's a break to sit outside for an hour or two with my sketchbook. This one shows a memorial to seafarers which is hidden away. There was little sun while I was there so I took a few snaps later and put the shadows in back in my studio. A5 Sketchbook on Waterford 140Ib NOT.