A study for ‘Oxford Morning’

This was a study done whilst working up ideas for my watercolour painting seen elsewhere on this blog as ‘Oxford Morning’ This is the view looking south from the corner of Broad Street and Catte Street in the center of Oxford and is just around the corner from the Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’. Incidentally […]

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The County Hall in Abingdon

Here’s a different view of the rather impressive County Hall in Abingdon. For me this is a different style: a line drawing with solid blocks of colour infilling.

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Abingdon Bridge Street

This is my take on the view of Abingdon town center from Bridge Street, with the top of the County Hall in the background. Not too sure about including the cars – but I think they turned out alright. Abingdon is about 5 miles south of Oxford and has a nice mixture of vernacular architecture, […]

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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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On the corner of Ship Street and Cornmarket, Oxford

Another watercolour of a favorite subject – No.s 26 – 27 on the corner of Ship Street and Cornmarket in Oxford. This building has seen many changes. Now it houses a Pret and a currency Exchange, but it was originally built around 1386. The building is owned by Jesus College and was at one time […]

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