Drawing Broad Street, Oxford

With the summer turning distinctly Autumnal, I’ve been trying to get out and do more drawing – before those evenings draw in and the temperatures drop. I’ve also been continuing with a fairly ambitious round of drawings – that is in terms of scope and complexity. With this in mind I went back to Oxford […]

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Drawing the entrance to the Oxford Covered Market

A few days ago I posted a view of Market Street in Oxford – Sketching Market Street, Oxford – and today returned to do some more drawing. This is also a view that I’ve drawn before, quite a long time ago, as ‘An Entrance to the Covered Market, Oxford‘. That was at the beginning of […]

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Drawing The Tower of the Five Orders, Oxford

Last weekend, was the Oxford ‘Open Doors’ – where some of the colleges, other notable buildings and landmarks are open to the public for a few hours. After visiting a couple of smaller colleges, I took a wander around The Bodleian Library’s’ Old Quad and decided to draw the ornate Tower of the Five Orders. […]

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Sketching Market Street, Oxford

I’ve recently been busy sketching around Oxford, including some larger drawings, but this post is about a more modest drawing – that of the back of Market Street in Oxford. Over the weekend I visited Exeter College and attempted to do a drawing of one of their distinctive Quads. However, with a constant stream of […]

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Sketching the Martyrs’ Monument, Oxford

The Martyrs’ Monument is an elaborate structure on St. Giles’, just outside the old city North Gate. Nowadays, it is largely a spot for tourists, locals or maybe the city’s homeless to sit and have a sandwich or maybe wait for a bus. It is also quite elaborate and difficult to draw, but I thought […]

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