Category Archives: Outside

Moleskine Sketch Book

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A few Moleskine sketch book studies.

Stage two – completed watercolours

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Completed Sketch Book – Tree Studies

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A preview of a recently completed sketch book. Untitled works approx 10″ x 8″ in Watercolour & Acrylic from the New Forest & surrounding areas, in preparation for bigger works, some to be included in forthcoming exhibition planned at The Yard, Salisbury in March 2013.

Heath Fire Sketches

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A recent series of six watercolour sketch book studies – 10 x 7. Planning to recreate one or more as part of a series in oils, though not sure how to capture the same spontaneous watercolour effect? Maybe approach by using oils ‘thinned with spirits’?
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Frosty days sketching!

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A heavy frost over Wiltshire today with a cold blanket of fog lasting most of the day.
Despite the conditions here are a few sketch studies from today’s efforts using a limited colour pallet of Indigo Blue and a little Burnt Sienna.

Frosty Copse. Oil and Acrylic on paper.

Frosty Copse. Oil and Acrylic on paper.

Shaft of light through frosty copse. Watercolour on Paper.

Shaft of light through frosty copse. Watercolour on Paper.

Frosty Copse 2. Watercolour on Paper.

Frosty Copse 2. Watercolour on Paper.

Free range chickens in frost copse.

Free range chickens in frosty copse.
Watercolour on paper.