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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The Old Bakehouse, Stonesfield

Stonesfield is a village about 5 miles north-west of Oxford, on the way to Charlbury and the eastern fringes of the Cotswold’s. One Sunday afternoon I decided to go and explore a little around the back lanes here and in the older part of the village. At the junction of Boot Street and Churchfields I […]

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Drawing the Oxford Skyline part 2

Last week I posted the first part of my sketch of the skyline as seen from the top of the Westgate Shopping Centre here in Oxford. Here is part 2. I went into town and up to the Westgate’s roof level for shortly after 9am. it was nice and quiet, just the occasional shopper or […]

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Drawing the Oxford Skyline: part 1

The Westgate centre in Oxford is the city’s latest bigger, brighter incarnation of a shopping centre. It has dozens of shops over several levels and a rooftop level populated by various restaurants. The rooftop also has a view of the Oxford skyline, looking out towards the east. This is something that I’ve been meaning to […]

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Back to Faringdon

I went back to Faringdon, Oxfordshire, last week and sat for a while, drawing one of my favourite buildings there. This is a view of The Sadlers – that’s the blue fronted deli and restaurant on the right of my picture. The building in the middle, with it’s quirky windows, steps and porch was once […]

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A Broad Street Panorama

One of my Oxford projects has been to draw a new panorama of the Clarendon Building and Sheldonian Theatre on Broad Street. I found a quiet spot outside the Weston Library – somewhere just tucked away enough to be out of the main thoroughfare. Because there is quite a lot of drawing involved I found […]

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