More from paradise Street

My last couple of posts have been of building works on Paradise Street in Oxford. This post is a continuation from that – but as a drawing of houses on the other side of the street including the Jolly Farmer pub. Finding a suitable spot I set up to draw – this being on a […]

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Paradise Street No. 2

My last post was about drawing new construction works on Paradise Street in Oxford. This one is progressing thats a little bit further and turning it into a watercolour sketch. Here is my initial sketch from the last post. After cleaning my drawing up a bit, I started adding some colour, in this case doing […]

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Paradise Street

After recently being away on holiday to Spain I thought I’d revisit Oxford City centre for a bit of Urban sketching. The area between the new Westgate Shopping centre and the Castle is something of a favourite to sketch. Perhaps it is the contrast between the glittering new shopping centre and the remnants of the […]

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Down on the Calle Gran Capitan, Alicante

Not every day is sunny and warm in Spain and they do occasionally have the odd rainy day or week – just not as often as England. We had a couple of rainy days on our holiday but not so much as to dampen our spirits. On a rainy afternoon I took a walk and […]

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The Whiskey Cafe, Alicante

Just along from my last sketch of ‘Houses beneath the Castle’ in Alicante is a terrace cafe. I’m not sure what it’s real name is but we call it ‘The Whiskey Cafe’. This is on the edge of the old town and a pleasant spot for a early evening drink after a bit of exploring […]

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