Nos 26 – 27 at the corner of Ship Street and Cornmarket , Oxford

This is a view of the corner of Ship Street and Cornmarket in Oxford, featuring one of Oxfords oldest timber framed buildings, at Nos 26 – 27 Cornmarket Street. These buildings are owned by Jesus College and now house a Pret coffee shop but these were once a pub – The New Inn – so […]

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A hillside house near Amalfi, Italy

This is one of my older studies – it is of a house on terraces near our B&B when we stayed just outside of Amalfi on the southwest coast of Italy. We stayed at a charming Bed and Breakfast at – I think – the Villa Cilla, about a mile outside of Amalfi and have […]

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The finished painting of Hampton Gay Church

Here is my finished – or near-finished – watercolour of the church at Hampton Gay. Basically the last stages of this painting are to add some texture to the walls, more detail and contrast to the greenery and to add a few other odd details, like shadows in the porch.Here I’ve left the porch deliberately […]

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A painting of Hampton Gay Church – the first washes

Here are the results after applying the first washes to my drawing of Hampton Gay church. This is laying in the basis for the greenery, the church and churchyard walls and a basic sky – so definitely unfinished – and yes it does get better with the final washes… Here is the original drawing for […]

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