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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The Radcliffe Camera, Oxford

Here’s my somewhat frivolous take on a view of this famous Oxford landmark – The Radcliffe Camera in Radcliffe Square. The Camera is part of the Bodleian Library and for students and members of the library that prefer to, can be accessed via a underground tunnel which connects to the rest of the Bodleian.

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Ewelme Church and Almshouses

A watercolour sketch of the church and almshouses at Ewelme in South Oxfordshire. This is one of my favorite churches, combining a great sense of history with a glorious setting in the rolling countryside of South Oxfordshire. The church was already old when it was rebuilt in the 15th C. under the auspices of William […]

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