Category Archives: sea

Fish and chips

White Gelly Roll pen, Lexington grey water-brush,white gouache, A6 – 20 minutes A car park overlooking the sea in Aberporth, sketched while waiting for fish and chips, with mushy peas and curry sauce. Cars have odd curves and angles, but it’s also … Continue reading

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Beside the sea #2

Some more from Easter at Aberporth in West Wales. People and dogs on the beach observed over 30 minutes (spot the soggy wet-suit walkers); a tractor pulling a boat out of the sea after the morning lobster-pot check; and fishing from the beach … Continue reading

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Beside the seaside

  Some sketches from a week by the sea in Wales, with more painting than drawing in an attempt to catch the soft natural forms. First some wave-watching, a tiny fish washed up on the beach, and a solitary morning beach walker… …the … Continue reading

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Sea view

1mm Pigma pen, Lexington grey water-brush, watercolour, A4 – 50 minutes Sat by my daughter, feet up, looking out to sea from a cottage above Manorbier beach in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. Beach-combing treasures, a camera, binoculars, and holiday reading on … Continue reading

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Beach life

People watching at the seaside this Summer. The first was drawn at beach level, with nearby families, passing promenaders, distant swimmers and surfers. The second was from a cliff path, the figures tiny and silhouetted on the sunlit beach below; … Continue reading

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Wales, Waves

Two sketches of waves, from a summer trip to Pembrokeshire, South Wales. The first is from the coastal path high above Manorbier beach looking down on the surfers in the incoming tide. The second is at the water’s edge at … Continue reading

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