Sketching Cholsey

On a recent day of sunny and warmish weather I ventured out to explore the South Oxfordshire countryside and the possibility of sketching something. This post is about my sketch of the village of Cholsey, which is about 10 miles south of Oxford. The area around Cholsey lies on slightly raised ground between the Thames […]

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More watercolour studies of the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford

In recent posts I’ve been setting out to draw the Radcliffe Observatory in Oxford. This post is an update on that. Here is my previous drawing with the addition of some basic watercolour washes – still very much a ‘study’ or a work in progress. I’ll include here also an example of a bit of […]

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The Radcliffe Observatory

After sketching and drawing out in the countryside of Blenheim, I thought I’ve venture into the city of Oxford to do some more studies around the Royal Observatory Quarter (ROQ). I’ve been trying to do a decent drawing of the Radcliffe Observatory with the aim of maybe producing a watercolour later. One thing I can […]

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A watercolour of Blenheim Palace

I’ve posted a couple of sketches of the grounds and Palace at Blenheim that I drew last week. This is the resulting watercolour so far. As it’s a panoramic layout, it’s difficult to show it at any reasonable scale on WordPress without zooming in to sections. For a better idea of what this actually looks […]

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