Starting another new painting – Hampton Gay Church

Starting another new watercolour and intending to post this in three stages – the initial drawing, first washes and the finished painting. This is a study of the church of the deserted village at Hampton Gay – which is a few miles north of Oxford. The initial drawing is based on a composite photograph – […]

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The Half Moon Pub at Cuxham

Cuxham is a small village in southern Oxfordshire. The village straddles a small stream, the Marlbrook, with some large farm buildings to the west and a small church that originally dates back to pre-Norman times. For me this is usually a stop on the way to Watlington, about another mile or so to the southeast. […]

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A sketch of the church at Brightwell Baldwin

Revisiting one of my sketchbooks today and having another go at a sketch of the St Bartholomew’s church at Brightwell Baldwin in SE Oxfordshire. Parts of the church date back to the 14th c. and it is a Grade 1 listed building. Now mostly alone out in the country except for a few houses – […]

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