These drawings are from an evening cycle ride a couple of weeks ago. I built texture with moving lines before adding colour.
In each sketch, I roughed in an outline in pencil, drew in pen and added colour with a limited palate of watercolour, sometime with conte crayon.
I followed the bright blue flash of a kingfisher into the dark under a bridge. When I focussed on where I thought it had alighted, I found instead a grey wagtail, bobbing and dipping on a branch.