Sketched between September and January
Although the wintering teal have now left for their summer breeding grounds I thought I would add some winter time sketches that I have just been leafing through.
I find these small, fast flying ducks that jinx and jive in flight fascinating. Their teal green wing bars shimmer in the winter sunlight, though even on a grey day they don’t disappoint.
Half submerged in the gloopy mud soup of Portishead Hole on a low spring tide were some very mucky teal Continue reading
An Autumn Morning on the Salt Marsh
A sketch of the irrepressible teal dashing past the Vecht Trader
It was a gorgeous autumn morning as the sun rose over the salt marsh but with a blast of cold air now coming from the north I must remember to wear my thermals next time! Continue reading