Drawing of Combe Church – a village landscape

I’ve been taking advantage of some better weather and these longer summer evenings to do some drawing out in the Oxfordshire countryside. The photo above is my latest landscape sketch of the church and village at Combe, near Oxford. Here’s a view without the drawing, this from across the village sports grounds – the scene […]

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The view from Sticks ‘n’ Sushi on the Westgate Centre, Oxford

A favourite place to eat in Oxford is the Sticks ‘n’ Sushi restaurant on the roof of the Westgate Shopping Centre. With friendly staff, good rice and soup amongst other things and a great view, this is a good place to do a little sketching if you have the time and want to take in […]

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Carfax panorama

A few days ago I posted my initial drawing of the church tower at Carfax in Oxford. Carfax is the local name for this old crossroads which is sometimes regarded as the centre of Oxford. The church tower is the tower of St. Martin’s Church. Surprisingly enough this local landmark is what is left of […]

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Drawing Carfax

I have been out dodging showers and the weather in general to do some drawing. This is my initial drawing of the Carfax church tower in Central Oxford – and it should be one of a series as I’m putting a panorama together of this view of this and the view down the High Street. […]

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Baptistery skyline, Pisa

I have been looking back at past holiday photographs, in this case from Pisa in Italy. One of my favourite subjects from this historic City is the Baptistery of San Giovanni in the famous Piazza dei Mirocoli. I have done various other drawings and watercolours around Pisa in the past but this is my latest […]

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