Working up a sketch of the Radcliffe Camera

It has been a quiet month. With the latest lockdown biting after Christmas and the weather remaining dull, cold and wet for most of January, it’s been a good month to ‘hibernate’ and do other things. With the return of some slightly better weather there comes a smidgen of optimism, maybe the days will grow […]

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A view of Exeter Chapel from Ship Street

This last Saturday, after weeks of cloudy weather, the sun makes a brief appearance to the crowds of Christmas shoppers in Oxford. I’m thankful that I largely don’t have to be part of this melee and focused instead on the golden orange light reflecting off the Cotswold Limestone around the colleges. One of my favourite […]

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The Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’ in Oxford

Here is my latest – a watercolour view of the Oxford ‘Bridge of Sighs’ on New College Lane. This view looks back towards Catte Street with the Sheldonian Theatre in the background. This view is also available as a print in my Etsy shop – if you’d like to visit here is a link. I’ve […]

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Sketching Merton Street in Oxford

Today the Sun came out for the first time in a while – and the rain held off, so I spent the afternoon walking around Oxford in search of viewpoints and light. Most of the city is still surprisingly busy, but with something like 24,000 students in residence that might to be expected. I however […]

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