Categories of artwork

Category: Landscapes Page 1 of 2

Rhinogydd

I’ve just returned from a fortnight in North Wales where I sketched and further explored my favourite area in the Rhinog mountains and the beaches around Harlech. The…

Plein air painting looking towards Lands End. It was very windy and I had to hang on to everything, but it was fun!

Cornish sketchbook

I love a crunchy sketchbook. There’s something about the feel of heavy paper and bits stuck on, and the creak when you turn a page that makes me…

hole of horcum: Devils punchbowl

Hole of Horcum: a devil’s punchbowl

Friday was a thundery day in York, so Lynne and I weren’t overly optimistic when we set off for a sketching session on the North York Moors. We…

plein air at penmon

A painting for Amy

My niece, Amy, has recently turned 18 and completed her A’levels, so I painted her a picture of Penmon beach, Anglesey, as a present. The beach has a…

Sketching in Low Newton

Northumberland sketchbook

I’ve recently returned from a fortnight sketching by the sea in Low Newton, Northumberland. The beautiful sweeps of sandy beaches and dunes covered with wildflowers and grasses, will…

Barton le willows

Yellow

Lynne and I went sketching at a friend’s farm in Barton le Willows, a village outside York, to catch the bright yellow oilseed rape in flower. Back in…

Ynys in stages

Ynys in stages

I like it when a piece evolves. It means it has a life of its own, and an energy that needs to be responded to. Ynys is one…

Blue

I’ve just returned from a week in Sennen Cove, Cornwall. I spent most of my time walking, sketching and painting – the sea was the most amazing colour…

Thornwick Bay rockpool

Digital sketching

I’ve been experimenting with my Samsung tablet. I can draw quickly and use colour freely using a Wacom pen or my finger – really handy when I’m out…