St. Margaret’s Church at Little Faringdon

I have been out on the bike again, exploring West Oxfordshire while the late summer sunshine lasts. Having stopped for lunch in Lechlade I admired their church and the acrobatics of jackdaws about its tower before heading northeast. My aim here was to head for the village of Kencot and St. George’s Church but instead […]

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Carfax Tower and the HSBC building, Oxford

Today I was back in Oxford dropping off library books back at the library and then I took a wander in search of new views to draw. The crowds seem to be returning to the city, or rather the crowds of shoppers and also people taking advantage of the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’. The […]

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St. Mary’s Skyline, Oxford

After a bit of a break I thought I’d return to some more local drawing and watercolour. This is a view of part of the skyline of St. Mary’s Church in central Oxford. It is probably better known as the church facing the Radcliffe Camera on the southern side of the square. The view from […]

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A watercolour of Beckley Church

This week I’ve been working on some drawings of the church in the village of Beckley, a few miles north of Oxford. Yesterday I posted one of the resulting drawings and have since done this rather simple watercolour of the scene. This is a watercolour on cartridge paper so a little different from my usual […]

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