Wayside Cottage

Out exploring the south Oxfordshire countryside and visiting the village of Blewbury. Finding some shade now that the Sun has finally come out and taking the time to do a line study of one of the many half timbered cottages in the village. Here is my finished watercolour sketch of this rather lovely cottage.

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Sennen Cove boats

Inspired somewhat by Ian Siddaway – visiting Sennen Cove near land’s End in Cornwall on a recent holiday. This is somewhere that we’d usually pass by- parking up and maybe doing the walk over to Land’s End. Looking down at Sennen usually reveals a busy looking place and a car park to rival those in […]

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The church of St. Thomas the Martyr, Oxford

The church of St. Thomas the Martyr was originally founded in the 12th century and was much modified in the 19th and 20th centuries. Now gradually decaying and perhaps mostly overlooked, the church is tucked away near the Oxford Railway Station and behind the old Jam Factory.

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Church Hanborough – in evening light

Amidst rain showers and cloud the Sun eventually came out when visiting Church Hanborough near Oxford. here is my quick watercolour sketch of the view – a bit rough and ready, but hopefully capturing something of the evening light.

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A view of Polperro, Cornwall

Another of my watercolour studies of the harbour at Polperro, Cornwall. This a view from the northern side of the harbour, just around the corner from a rather nice cafe!

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Scooters on Ship Street

The junction of Ship Street and Cornmarket in Oxford is a busy junction near the centre of the city. Cornmarket is a pedestrianised shopping street but scooter delivery riders can walk their way across this busy shopping street with their bikes without fearing a fine. Over time this has grown to be a busy route […]

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Boats at Lyme Cobb

Here is my take on some of the boats moared up in Lyme Cobb – this particular piece inspired by the light as the Sun was just about to set over the nearby cliffs

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