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View over Bath in watercolour and charcoal
A watercolour overlooking Bath in England painted entirely on location in 1985
Added: Sunday 17th March 2013, 8:41:17
A painting of Salisbury Cross by Noel Garner re-appears after 30 years
An early watercolour of Salisbury Cross turned up recently and the new owner decided to let Noel Garner know about it
Added: Saturday 16th March 2013, 4:00:54
Buckingham Palace from the garden sketched in pencil and crayon
This is the first of two sketches I did from the the garden of Buckingham Palace at the garden party last Tuesday
Added: Thursday 24th May 2012, 17:42:38
Watercolour pencil and fountain pen sketch of Lapwings over water
Using watercolour pencils for colour and fountain pen for line, I sketched this view over Fen Drayton lakes on the first warm day of the year. A flock of Lapwing added some interest and movement
Added: Thursday 23rd February 2012, 12:27:09
Winter watercolour at Fen Drayton Lakes bird reserve
Winter in late January, this quick watercolour at Fen Drayton lakes emphasises the warm colouring on the trees with the low afternoon sun coming from behind. The scene looks warm, but in reality is was a cold day.
Added: Tuesday 7th February 2012, 4:49:42
BlueTit and Great Tit sketched from the kitchen window through binoculars
A blue tit and a great tit sketched in ink and colored pencils through binoculars on a tripod
Added: Monday 30th January 2012, 4:12:00
Watercolour pencil sketch of a Woodpigeon
A sketch on location of a woodpigeon high in a tree, drawn with pencil and watercolour pencils.
Added: Monday 9th January 2012, 11:36:43
Watercolour of Westminster Bridge and Houses of Parliament London painted at night
A watercolour sketch of the illuminated Houses of Parliament in watercolour from the South Bank next to Westminster Bridge, as night fell.
Added: Thursday 29th December 2011, 7:02:53
Sketches of winter birds at Titchwell Bird Reserve - Teal Shoveler and Pintail
More sketches of birds at Titchwell Bird Reserve, Norfolk coast, UK. All done from a hide on location using watercolour pencils.
Added: Thursday 8th December 2011, 4:13:37
Curlews and Sunken boats on the Norfolk coast - sketches at Titchwell bird reserve
Yesterday I was in Titchwell RSPB bird Reserve on the North Norfolk coast watching birds and sketching them with well known birding author David Chandler. Curlews and sunken boats were among the highlights I got to sketch
Added: Tuesday 6th December 2011, 10:52:14
Wet-in-wet watercolour sunset of Putney Embankment in London
This view from Putney Bridge in London is a watercolour that makes much use of the wet-in-wet technique. The painting was started in location as the sun was setting over the Thames, and completed much later in the studio. It's a commission which will be framed and presented to the client in time for Christmas.
Added: Sunday 4th December 2011, 10:48:09
Painting central London in watercolour from Waterloo Bridge
This is a large watercolour painting looking towards Blackfriars bridge in central London viewed from Waterloo Bridge
Added: Friday 2nd December 2011, 17:58:24
Watercolour Christmas card of Darwin College Cambridge in the snow
This watercolour of Darwin College Cambridge is a fiction really. There's no snow at the moment and I adapted this from a photograph I took in the middle of summer
Added: Wednesday 23rd November 2011, 11:47:12
Reflections and sunshine - watercolour painting on location at Needingworth
A watercolour painted on location at Needingworth, a small village in Cambridgeshire with a very nice pub and access to the River Great Ouse
Added: Thursday 10th November 2011, 6:15:20
Cambridgeshire Barn at Peckover House painted in watercolour
A grey day still gave plenty of color contrast to paint this thatched Cambridgeshire brick barn in the grounds of Pekover House.
Added: Monday 7th November 2011, 11:22:11
Painting plein air in watercolour at Dieppe harbour - France
Dieppe has been painted many times by famous painters like Turner and Pissarro. The harbour is almost unrecognisable from then, but there is still much to paint here. I'm painting a watercolour on a small scale on location en plein air.
Added: Thursday 3rd November 2011, 14:06:06
Gouache and watercolour painting on the Costa Brava - Spain
As thoughts turn to the winter season, it's nice to remember sunnier times, and this gouache sketch done on the Costa Brava in Spain reminds me of warm beaches and long walks along the coast
Added: Tuesday 1st November 2011, 18:49:15
Drainage ditch in the Fens Cambridgeshre painted in watercolour
A scene painted in watercolour painted in the fens of Cambridgeshire near the village of Cottenham
Added: Sunday 30th October 2011, 3:09:24
Watercolour painted on holiday at Bagnoles-de-L'Orne Normandy France
Painted in watercolour at Bagnoles-de-L'Orne in the Normandy "Swiss Alpes", the river Orne flows through this little resort replete with casino and boating lake. I sat on the grass next to the lake to complete this little study.
Added: Saturday 1st October 2011, 18:03:45
Watercolour painted at the table waiting for lunch - Pont d'Ouilly Normandy France
A small watercolour painted at a table outside a french bistro at lunchtime. This was in Swiss Normandy as its called, and the very typical village street scene with road signs all contributed to making an enjoyable painting experience.
Added: Tuesday 27th September 2011, 5:44:41
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