An entrance to the Indoor Market, Oxford

Experimenting a little today. Here’s my watercolour of one of the entrances to the Oxford Indoor Market (otherwise known as The Covered Market). This is one of a series from around the city, but I’d thought I’d have a go at that roof structure – not easy to do but worth it – If you […]

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The Radcliffe Camera, Oxford

Here’s my somewhat frivolous take on a view of this famous Oxford landmark – The Radcliffe Camera in Radcliffe Square. The Camera is part of the Bodleian Library and for students and members of the library that prefer to, can be accessed via a underground tunnel which connects to the rest of the Bodleian.

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Ewelme Church and Almshouses

A watercolour sketch of the church and almshouses at Ewelme in South Oxfordshire. This is one of my favorite churches, combining a great sense of history with a glorious setting in the rolling countryside of South Oxfordshire. The church was already old when it was rebuilt in the 15th C. under the auspices of William […]

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Cobblers Corner, Cheltenham

Cheltenham is a Spa town with echoes of past architectural glories dating back to Regency times. Like a lot of more prosperous English towns, its main shopping areas have been extensively redeveloped to incorporate quite a few large and shiney new stores and arcades. Thankfully some of the past vernacular survives – and is hopefully […]

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St. Michael's Church on Cornmarket, Oxford

Another watercolour street view in #Oxford, this a view of St. Michael’s Church on Cornmarket. Here the winter sun picking out the Saxon Tower and the half timbered ‘Pret’ building on this historic crossroads.

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Brasenose Old Quad, Oxford

A take on the famous Old Quad at Brasenose College in Oxford. This is a view towards the porter’s lodge and Radcliffe Square entrance. The dome of the ‘Camera’ in the background also adds to a sense of place. Whilst out sketching my previous piece I learnt that the ‘Camera’ in Radcliffe Camera refers back […]

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A view of Radcliffe Square, Oxford

Another of my watercolours of the view along Catte Street towards Radcliffe Square – with the afternoon light casting long shadows.

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