A sketch in watercolour by Claude Buckle 'Trees'

a claude buckle sketch of trees in watercolour helping to formulate ideas for a new picture   
a similar sketch which would have featured in a major new picture. A picture in watercolour by claude buckle
This illustrates how a watercolour sketch is used to help formulate the composition of a new picture. The trees act as a surround for the main subject. Many sketches by claude buckle were also sold at exhibitions when signed.