Sketching on the canal on a murky day

On a really misty and murky day it is quite tempting not to go out at all. However I did manage to cycle along the local canal through the gloom and set up to draw one of the moored boats on an otherwise empty stretch of canal. Above is a photo of the scene and […]

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Along the canal pt.2

Last week I decided to go drawing and cycling along the Oxford Canal. It was one of those bright but crisp mornings, and a thin crust of patchy ice had formed over parts of the canal. I think most people therefore decided to stay in and turn the heating up a notch-and so there were […]

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Cycling and drawing along the canal pt. 1

With the first ice of the season I decided that it would be a good idea to get some exercise and cycle along the Oxford Canal on a sunny and rather crisp morning. I also took my sketch pad and despite the cold found that it wasn’t too bad to stand and draw for half-an-hour […]

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A collection of canal boats

As the season quietens down I thought I’d gather up a few of my studies and sketches of narrow-boats from along the Oxford canal…

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Back to Cadgwith

It has been a while since I’ve been back to Cadgwith but that’s just the way its been for the last year or so. That doesn’t however stop me from producing some more sketches and watercolours from past photographs. This is my latest – if not my best. It’s a view of one of the […]

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