Sketching on Christ Church Meadows, Oxford

If it is not raining or too cold and dull I will sometimes make the short journey into Oxford on a Sunday – to explore a little and on the look out for drawing and sketching opportunities. With the weather clearing slightly on an otherwise dull day, I went for a walk around the Folly […]

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Pippa Pig on the Cowley Road, Oxford

This is another in a short series of urban sketching of various shops along the Cowley Road in east Oxford. Previous posts include ‘The Zaid Store‘ & ‘The Eastern & Continental‘. Here is my view of this large poster and the shop. Those of you looking at previous posts might recognise this as the Zaid […]

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Oxford – The Boswell’s Crane

There is usually something going on in Oxford and it seems that there is always building and/or roadworks. I generally take that as a good sign as it means that people still have some money for building/refurbishing/repairs. Being an urban artist (amongst other things), it is something that I tend to notice though I guess […]

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Swinbrook Church, Western Oxfordshire

One of the good things about living in Oxfordshire is that, if the weather is up to it, I get to go out and explore the countryside and take a sketchbook and camera along for the ride. I tend to avoid Oxford itself on a weekend, mostly because in these post-pandemic times it is just […]

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Another sketch of the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford

The Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford is one of the city’s more famous and prominent buildings. It is also a building I’ve done various sketches of over the years – perhaps with the objective of producing a more complete drawing one day – but also because I think it is good practice. With that in mind […]

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