More from paradise Street

My last couple of posts have been of building works on Paradise Street in Oxford. This post is a continuation from that – but as a drawing of houses on the other side of the street including the Jolly Farmer pub. Finding a suitable spot I set up to draw – this being on a […]

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Paradise Street No. 2

My last post was about drawing new construction works on Paradise Street in Oxford. This one is progressing thats a little bit further and turning it into a watercolour sketch. Here is my initial sketch from the last post. After cleaning my drawing up a bit, I started adding some colour, in this case doing […]

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Paradise Street

After recently being away on holiday to Spain I thought I’d revisit Oxford City centre for a bit of Urban sketching. The area between the new Westgate Shopping centre and the Castle is something of a favourite to sketch. Perhaps it is the contrast between the glittering new shopping centre and the remnants of the […]

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Drawing in the city at Carfax, Oxford

On a cloudy day that threatened rain, I ventured into Oxford to see how the world is getting along. With Covid loosening its grip the city is becoming busy again, noticeably so over the past couple of weeks. Perhaps people just want to get out, spend money and get on with their lives? I took […]

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The view from Shipton canal bridge

On another cold day I went out to explore some more of the canal along from Thrupp. This time I walked along the local footpaths to the church and canal bridge at Shipton on Cherwell. With the temperatures dropping and the smoke from the narrow-boats mingling with a fog drifting over the nearby fields this […]

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