Church Hanborough – in evening light

Amidst rain showers and cloud the Sun eventually came out when visiting Church Hanborough near Oxford. here is my quick watercolour sketch of the view – a bit rough and ready, but hopefully capturing something of the evening light.

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A view of Polperro, Cornwall

Another of my watercolour studies of the harbour at Polperro, Cornwall. This a view from the northern side of the harbour, just around the corner from a rather nice cafe!

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A sketch of Alicante Castle

Back from holiday to a cloudy and damp England – so I’m posting one of my watercolour sketches of Alicante Castle – you can almost hear the cicades! Now where is that Pina Colada?

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Broughton Castle – the tower gate.

Visiting Broughton Castle near Banbury over Easter – this is a bit of a tradition – to go for tea and cakes – and hoping the the weather isn’t too bad. This year it was sunny with Victoria sponge Cake – and resulted with this watercolour view of the entrance from across the moat.

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A view of Blenheim Palace

Here is one of my sketch views of Blenheim Palace and grounds. This is the view from just inside the town gate if you approach Blenheim from Woodstock- also good as part of a walk around the lake.

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Arlington Row, Bibury

Arlington Row is a well known Cotswolds beauty spot in the village of Bibury. This row of cottages, set next to the stream and water meadows, would have originally have been estate or workers cottages. Now preserved as a tourist attraction but also as desirable lived-in cottages -as long as you don’t mind tourists loitering […]

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A view of Arlington Row, Bibury

Here’s one of my more picturesque landscapes – a view of Arlington Row in the Cotswold village of Bibury. This is a slightly fore-shortened view from the footbridge over the river. The combination of a clear water river, abundant water meadows and the row of old stone cottages is a favourite with tourists visiting Arlington […]

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