Boats in Polruan dockyard

Another study of fishing boats in Polruan Dockyard on the southern coast of Cornwall. The same boats as another of my paintings ‘Polruan Boats’ as posted elsewhere on this blog but a little bit more sketchy and splashy. I liked Polruan – its on the quieter side of the estuary and sometimes the tramp of […]

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Boats in Looe Harbour, Cornwall

A watercolour study of boats in Looe Harbour. Looe is a small town and fishing port about 20 miles west of Plymouth and is actually two towns (East Looe and West Looe) divided by the river estuary. East Looe is probably the more popular with tourists but beware of their seagulls here – some of […]

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An entrance to the Indoor Market, Oxford

Experimenting a little today. Here’s my watercolour of one of the entrances to the Oxford Indoor Market (otherwise known as The Covered Market). This is one of a series from around the city, but I’d thought I’d have a go at that roof structure – not easy to do but worth it – If you […]

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The Saxon Tower at Northgate, Oxford

Here is a little colour sketch I made today – partly from a sketch I did out on the moody streets of Oxford a couple of days ago – for comparision take a look at my last post.

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Sketching – from the Saxon Tower to Boswells

Sketching today in Oxford. A broody sort of day but managing to sketch for half-an-hour or so without getting interupted. Even managing to sing along with the guy playing guitar there though perhaps less tunefully. This is a view from the Saxon Tower at St. Michaels to Boswells department store and Waterstones on the corner. […]

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