A sketch of the Church of Santa Cruz, Alicante

A quick sketch of the Church of Santa Cruz, high up in the old town in Alicante. A pleasant spot to spend an evening, with views of the church and the castle as well as the modern town and port.

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The entrance to Broughton castle.

Another of my watercolours – this an update on a painting of the entrance tower to Broughton Castle in northern Oxfordshire. Broughton Castle is the home of the Fiennes family and is a moated manor set in parkland a few miles from Banbury. Once a centre for intrigue against Charles I, the castle was captured […]

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A sketch of Alicante Castle

Back from holiday to a cloudy and damp England – so I’m posting one of my watercolour sketches of Alicante Castle – you can almost hear the cicades! Now where is that Pina Colada?

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Arlington Row, Bibury – another watercolour sketch

Bibury is a favourite with tourists visiting the Cotswolds and this row of workers cottages next to a water meadow and its clear water stream is definitely worth a visit. This is another of my watercolour studies of this row of picturesque cottages and is one of several attempts at improving my interpretation of this […]

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Cornmarket Busker, Oxford

Another of my Oxford Townscapes – this a view of a guitarist / singer outside of St. Michael’s on the Northgate, on Cornmarket Street, Oxford. Oxford gets some talented performers and Cornmarket is probably a prime spot, though the other day we had an opera singer outside of Marks and Sparks!

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Broughton Castle – the tower gate.

Visiting Broughton Castle near Banbury over Easter – this is a bit of a tradition – to go for tea and cakes – and hoping the the weather isn’t too bad. This year it was sunny with Victoria sponge Cake – and resulted with this watercolour view of the entrance from across the moat.

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