A sketch of the Waterstones Building in Oxford

Hello everybody. Not posting for a while but feeling a little more inspired than of late … the typical “will it stop raining?” but perhaps getting a little more hopeful that it will. This is one of my pencil drawings of the building housing Waterstones in Oxford – also tweeting a watercolour version of this […]

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Ewelme Church and Almshouses

A watercolour sketch of the church and almshouses at Ewelme in South Oxfordshire. This is one of my favorite churches, combining a great sense of history with a glorious setting in the rolling countryside of South Oxfordshire. The church was already old when it was rebuilt in the 15th C. under the auspices of William […]

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St. Michael's Church on Cornmarket, Oxford

Another watercolour street view in #Oxford, this a view of St. Michael’s Church on Cornmarket. Here the winter sun picking out the Saxon Tower and the half timbered ‘Pret’ building on this historic crossroads.

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Brasenose Old Quad, Oxford

A take on the famous Old Quad at Brasenose College in Oxford. This is a view towards the porter’s lodge and Radcliffe Square entrance. The dome of the ‘Camera’ in the background also adds to a sense of place. Whilst out sketching my previous piece I learnt that the ‘Camera’ in Radcliffe Camera refers back […]

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A view of Radcliffe Square, Oxford

Another of my watercolours of the view along Catte Street towards Radcliffe Square – with the afternoon light casting long shadows.

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St. James’s Church at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Oxfordshire

The charming village of Brightwell-cum-Sotwell is just to the west of Wallingford in southern Oxfordshire. The village is actually two villages – Brightwell and Sotwell – that have grown and been paired together. This might account for its sprawling and sometimes confusing layout. Apparently, it has four churches – so far I have only found […]

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