A sketch from a recent painting trip to Walberswick in Suffolk.
Recently, I had the great privilege of spending a few days in a house on this beach. It’s so stunningly beautiful and peaceful, it’s hard to get sketching – time just trickles by. The house sits only a few feet from the tide’s edge and otters do drop by from time to time. I have the feeling I’m going to… Read more →
Here is a sketch of Marwick Head in Orkney. Off to the right of the frame is the Kitchener memorial and Skara Brae lies only four miles away. I may well do another sketch at some point to include the memorial. This time however, I wanted to capture some of the beauty of Marwick Head without showing the influence of… Read more →
The shoreline at Birsay is a beautiful, relentless place. The wind rarely dips below a gale, its howl drowning out all but the screaming gulls. As you look out to sea, salty air is thrown at your face, but it’s hard not to find yourself grinning out of the small gap in your hood. Sadly, Karen’s van is no longer… Read more →
I took a walk along the beach cliffs at Burton Bradstock. Like everywhere else, this part of the coast has been trying to stand its ground against the sea, goaded by bullying winds. Every time I’m near the sea I feel it’s been too long since my last visit and am compelled to go down to it and make my peace… Read more →