Abingdon Town Square sketch

After my last post ‘sketching Abingdon Town Square’ , I’ve been working on putting together a more panoramic view. Above is the resulting finished watercolour sketch and below is my drawing for this… It is still very much a work in progress but something that is fun to do.

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Sketching in Abingdon

Despite a threatening rain front coming in across the country I decided to visit Abingdon for the first time in awhile. This was partly to drop off artwork and partly to explore again. After a quick walk around the town and a longer visit to their library I settled on the town Square for a […]

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East Hagbourne Cross

East Hagbourne is a pretty village a couple of miles south of Didcot, in southern Oxfordshire. It has a handsome church, a 15th century stone cross and a core of thatched and half timbered houses – as well as a good pub. My line and wash illustrative type painting is of the cross in the […]

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The Red Lion pub at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Oxfordshire

I have been looking through some of my sketchbooks from the summer and am now getting around to doing some watercolours from some of these sketches. This is a study of a country pub in the village of Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, near Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Below is my sketchbook drawing and above my finished watercolour. You might notice […]

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