Posts Tagged: watercolour switzerland

Morcote other end 1

Morcote

I managed to squeeze in some sketching and painting over the Christmas holidays. This is the same view in watercolour and pencil of Lake Lugano, from Riva Da L’indipendenza in Morcote.

Morcote other end 1

Morcote

I managed to squeeze in some sketching and painting over the Christmas holidays. This is the same view in watercolour and pencil of Lake Lugano, from Riva Da L’indipendenza in Morcote.

Coot

The cute Coot?

Yesterday I spent a hour or so by Lake Lugano, trying to catch in watercolour, some of the beauty which is there. I love painting and sketching birds, somehow they’re a little like people in that they all have there

Coot

The cute Coot?

Yesterday I spent a hour or so by Lake Lugano, trying to catch in watercolour, some of the beauty which is there. I love painting and sketching birds, somehow they’re a little like people in that they all have there

Unterschottikon, Winterthur

Autumn

What does autumn mean to you? Woodsmoke, coffee, bonfires, apples, walnuts and roasting chestnuts. The smell of decaying leaves and unknown fungi, the rustling sound in the trees that was not there a week ago, dark earth, complex, textured colours,

Unterschottikon, Winterthur

Autumn

What does autumn mean to you? Woodsmoke, coffee, bonfires, apples, walnuts and roasting chestnuts. The smell of decaying leaves and unknown fungi, the rustling sound in the trees that was not there a week ago, dark earth, complex, textured colours,

Above Kreuzlingen 2011.small
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good sketcher….baaaad painter

SO, I had a couple of hours off…great I thought and I packed my stuff and drove to a nice spot outside Winterthur to paint. It was raining of course, so that meant I was sat in the back of

Above Kreuzlingen 2011.small
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good sketcher….baaaad painter

SO, I had a couple of hours off…great I thought and I packed my stuff and drove to a nice spot outside Winterthur to paint. It was raining of course, so that meant I was sat in the back of

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Lake Constance

At last the sun arrived this weekend and we were able to spend some time at the lake, which meant as well as getting in a swim and attempting to convert my pristine English whiteness to something resembling the colour

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Lake Constance

At last the sun arrived this weekend and we were able to spend some time at the lake, which meant as well as getting in a swim and attempting to convert my pristine English whiteness to something resembling the colour

Pfaffikersee.col

Pfäffikersee

The weather has not been kind these last few weeks…and the weeks of rain and overcast skies are now running into months. In german they call this kind of weather durchwachsen (streaky bacon), so the opportunities for getting out to

Pfaffikersee.col

Pfäffikersee

The weather has not been kind these last few weeks…and the weeks of rain and overcast skies are now running into months. In german they call this kind of weather durchwachsen (streaky bacon), so the opportunities for getting out to