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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Sketching on Christ Church Meadows, Oxford

If it is not raining or too cold and dull I will sometimes make the short journey into Oxford on a Sunday – to explore a little and on the look out for drawing and sketching opportunities. With the weather clearing slightly on an otherwise dull day, I went for a walk around the Folly […]

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Asthall Church, West Oxfordshire – adding some colour

A while ago – back in September- I spent a afternoon sketching in the village of Asthall, west Oxfordshire. It was nice to get out from the hurly-burly of a busy weekend Oxford and enjoy the relative quite of the countryside. I settled on drawing the church which stands next to Asthall Manor. At the […]

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Pippa Pig on the Cowley Road, Oxford

This is another in a short series of urban sketching of various shops along the Cowley Road in east Oxford. Previous posts include ‘The Zaid Store‘ & ‘The Eastern & Continental‘. Here is my view of this large poster and the shop. Those of you looking at previous posts might recognise this as the Zaid […]

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Oxford – The Boswell’s Crane

There is usually something going on in Oxford and it seems that there is always building and/or roadworks. I generally take that as a good sign as it means that people still have some money for building/refurbishing/repairs. Being an urban artist (amongst other things), it is something that I tend to notice though I guess […]

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Swinbrook Church, Western Oxfordshire

One of the good things about living in Oxfordshire is that, if the weather is up to it, I get to go out and explore the countryside and take a sketchbook and camera along for the ride. I tend to avoid Oxford itself on a weekend, mostly because in these post-pandemic times it is just […]

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