Monday, October 28, 2013

the Sea Lion

I did this quick sketch down on the Wellington waterfront of one of the boats that seems to be permanently docked there. There are a lot of interesting structures to paint down there, but also quite a bit of foot traffic to contend with.  This was done with watercolour pencil and brush and I spent about 30 minutes.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Scorching Bay

Scorching Bay, just as the sun was going down and the last light was coming over the hills to catch the rocks on the coast.  Great spot, and Great lunch too.

Monday, October 14, 2013


Here's a Gouache and Watercolour sketch from this weekend of Roseneath from up Maupuia..
Lots of wind kicked in near the end of this one and I nearly lost my gear down the slope.


Monday, October 07, 2013

Shelly Bay

And another bay from the Miramar Peninsula.  This one is also back from 2012.  I've been going through and posting these older sketches each time I finish a new one. I should catch up to 2013 work soon enough. 

Monday, September 30, 2013

Worser Bay

I've been doing these toned sketches using watercolour pencil and a waterbrush for value washes.  It's a bit faster than using color and more convenient for doing these quick studies. 

Also, I brought my daughter along for this one.  She was beside me drawing but found the landscape uninspiring.

Monday, September 23, 2013

view from the Cutting.

This is a view toward  Hataitai from the Cutting done back in 2012.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Here is an old gouache sketch form Will Rogers park back in LA.