A view towards St Mary’s Church, Marlborough

This is another of my townscapes – its another watercolour, a view along Kingsbury Street with the tower of St Mary’s Church in the background. This is from a quick visit a few weeks ago – on a beautiful spring day. I guess I am more used to just stopping off – usually on the […]

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The Green, Marlborough

Passing through Marlborough the other weekend and stopping to take a stroll up and down the High Street on a very spring-like day. Some more exploration around the church and beyond revealed a wealth of vernacular architecture and inspired this watercolour painting of ‘The Green’. With the church peeking through this row of houses, this […]

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A view of St. Mary’s Passage against the light

Experimenting a little with a simplified (for me) watercolour of this townscape. This walkway is known as St.Mary’s Passage, next to St. Mary’s Church, in central Oxford. For those in the know the walkway is famous as the inspiration for a scene in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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A watercolour sketch of North Cerney Church

The North Cerney Church of All Saints is an outstanding church and dates from the 12th Century. It is set on the side of the Churn valley north of Cirencester. My view is of the western tower, with the afternoon Sun rapidly heading for the horizon.

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A watercolour sketch of Ewelme Church

A quick watercolour sketch of Ewelme Church, in Southern Oxfordshire. I’ve tried various sketches of Ewelme, but  have yet to produce a half- decent full watercolour. It is a lovely church – one of my favourites, but for some reason I find it difficult to do justice to it in paint If you don’t know […]

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Exeter College Chapel

Exeter College Chapel sits pretty much in the center of Oxford, on the north side of the college quad.  This is a view painted or drawn many times over the years, so I hope you like this, my take on this view of this College landmark.

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