Welcome to OxfordArtist online

Welcome to my Artwork website. I am an Oxford based artist specialising in watercolours and line & wash. On this site you will find a selection of my sketches, drawings and paintings from Oxford and my travels further afield. Scroll down for some of my more recent work or for more visit my monthly calendar […]

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Painting buildings in Faringdon

After a day out a couple of weeks ago I stopped off at the old coaching town of Faringdon. The town has a collection of fine old coaching Inns, some nice venacular architecture and still retains the feel of an old town, with its relatively narrow and winding main streets. It also has a characterful […]

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Drawing St. Mary’s church at Ashbury

This week I managed to get out the village of Ashbury in the Vale of the White Horse. Ashbury is one of a series of villages along the foot of the northern escarpment of the Marlborough Downs and is close to both Wayland’s Smithy and the ancient Ridgeway. The village also has a number of […]

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Sketching around Blenheim

This weekend I managed to visit Blenheim Palace again for an afternoon of sketching. With plenty of October sunshine and left pretty much alone this is a good place to sketch. Firstly I set up to draw the lake and the view back to Woodstock. This is pretty much the view in the photograph below […]

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Collecting more motorbikes – this time a Honda Monkey Bike!

On a rainy day I’ve been doing a couple of drawings and some watercolouring, including this line and watercolour ‘illustration’ – this time of a little Honda Monkey bike. It continues a bit of a theme with me – of doing line and wash type drawings of motorbikes, something that I’d like to develop further. […]

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Sketching houses in Church Hanborough

This is my drawing from yesterday’s sketching trip to the nearby village of Church Hanborough. There is a certin amount of licence in my drawing but I think that this might make a good base for a later painting. Below is my drawing and sketchbook ‘in-situ’. What a difference a day makes – yesterday there […]

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