Downham Hill

Something a little different today – this a watercolour landscape of Downham Hill near Dursley in Gloucestershire. TheĀ  countryside around here is a treat – with the Cotswold escarpment and the impressive hillfort of Uley Bury just to the east.

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Another view of the ‘Bridge of Sighs’ in Oxford

Another view of the Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’ in Oxford. A bit of fun really – and trying to work a few things out. Apparently the Oxford Bridge of Sighs differs from its more famous cousin in Venice in that the original was for criminals perhaps making a final crossing, whereas the Oxford version […]

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A colour sketch of Polperro Harbour

Here’s yet another view of Polperro Harbour in south-east Cornwall. This is a fairly simplified watercolour sketch – but also trying this in a Seawhite pad which seems to hold the colour pretty well.

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The Old Marina Railway Station, Alicante

This is a study of one of the buildings of the Old Marina Railway Station in Alicante, Spain. I spent about an hour drawing this early on a workaday morning – enlivened by fireworks and music from a local festival of the Virgen del Socorro.

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A view from Hotel Maya, Alicante

Here is a sketch I made on holiday – the afternoon siesta a good time to do some sketching if you can find some shade – sketching is better than sleep! This is a view of apartments between the castle and the beach in Alicante, Spain.

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