St. Mary’s church, Adderbury

Here is one of my slightly older watercolours – it is of St Mary’s Church in Adderbury. This is an imposing church, one of the largest in northern Oxfordshire and features an ornate Lady Chapel built in the perpendicular style. Like a lot of country churches it is a little off the main roads but […]

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A view of Brasenose College, Oxford

After an excursion into some urban sketching last week I thought I’d put up this older post. This is more like a classic view of one of the Oxford Colleges and it is of the entrance to the Old Quad at Brasenose from Radcliffe Square, with the Radcliffe Camera in the background.

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Urban sketching – a drawing of shops at Temple Cowley

I thought I’d put up something a little different today – a bit of urban sketching from around Oxford. This is a view of what may be taken as unprepossessing shops on Between Towns Road at Temple Cowley, Oxford. A couple of the aspects that I like from this view that I like are the […]

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A view of Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square

This is a more tightly defined drawing and watercolour of the Market Square and the market cross in the Cotswolds town of Stow-on-the-Wold, perhaps better defined as a ‘line and wash’. I visited Stow a couple of weeks ago, on the way back from a day out in the Cotswolds. It is a charming place […]

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Painting buildings in Faringdon

After a day out a couple of weeks ago I stopped off at the old coaching town of Faringdon. The town has a collection of fine old coaching Inns, some nice venacular architecture and still retains the feel of an old town, with its relatively narrow and winding main streets. It also has a characterful […]

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