Sketching the church at Sandford St. Martin, Oxfordshire

I decided to make the most of a cold but sunny day yesterday to go out and do a little exploring of a couple of churches in the Oxfordshire countryside. In late November the light doesn’t last very long and the cold is not really conducive to loitering around too long to draw or sketch. […]

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Bladon Church, near Woodstock

This is my watercolour of St. Martin’s Church in the village of Bladon, which is immediately southeast of the grounds at Blenheim Palace. St. Martin’s is the parish church for Woodstock and is perhaps best known as the resting place of Sir Winston Churchill and other members of the Spencer-Churchill family. Bladon is now a […]

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Sketching Merton Street in Oxford

Today the Sun came out for the first time in a while – and the rain held off, so I spent the afternoon walking around Oxford in search of viewpoints and light. Most of the city is still surprisingly busy, but with something like 24,000 students in residence that might to be expected. I however […]

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Drawing St. Mary’s Church at North Leigh

It was another cloudy day today but with a few breaks in the clouds – enough to make it worthwhile to go out and try some more drawing. So I ventured out to North Leigh near Witney, to take another look at the church there and possibly do a drawing. I settled near the entrance […]

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