Watercolour added. Making Hay While The Sun Shines

Watercolour on Saunders Waterford High White NOT paper. 140lb. 1/4 Imperial. This is following on from a sketch i did earlier in the week when Farmer Goodenough was cutting the grass for silage and baling it. It’s actually in the field next to my house. A bit of a change of scene for me. I…

Watercolour added. After The Rain – Sidmouth

Watercolour on Waterford HW NOT paper. 140lb 1/4 imperial. I started this on the David Bellamy course that i attended recently. We were not blessed with decent weather and consequently had to dodge the showers. The cliffs kept disappearing into the mist. I’ve tried to convey the brooding atmosphere of the day. Not sure whether…

Watercolour added…..Widemouth Bay

As a follow up to the sketch I posted in a blog a couple of days ago, I’ve now worked up my sketch of Widemouth Bay into a full painting. Painted on Arches NOT paper. 140lb. 1/2 Imperial. Happy painting Pete

Sketching in Bude….

I managed to get out for a few hours today, sketching in Bude. The first effort is a pen and wash of ‘The Pink House’ which is situated by the sea lock at Budehaven. It gave me a chance to try out my new travel brushes (see my last blog)… Well one of them anyway….

Rosemary & Co travel brushes

Just had my first experience ordering from Rosemary & Co online. What a superb service! I ordered yesterday and they are in my hands today. Not only that, the quality seems to be brilliant. After attending a David Bellamy workshop last week I was very impressed with the brushes he was using. I ended up…

Watercolour added. ‘Budehaven Boat Hire’

Budehaven Boat Hire Watercolour on Arches NOT paper. 140lb 1/4 imperial. While waiting for my Art Club to start, I had a stroll along the canal basin at Bude to look for a suitable subject to paint. This scene caught my eye and I duly snapped it on my iPad. I fancied a go at…