A painting of Hampton Gay Church – the first washes

Here are the results after applying the first washes to my drawing of Hampton Gay church. This is laying in the basis for the greenery, the church and churchyard walls and a basic sky – so definitely unfinished – and yes it does get better with the final washes… Here is the original drawing for […]

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Starting another new painting – Hampton Gay Church

Starting another new watercolour and intending to post this in three stages – the initial drawing, first washes and the finished painting. This is a study of the church of the deserted village at Hampton Gay – which is a few miles north of Oxford. The initial drawing is based on a composite photograph – […]

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The finished watercolour -A view from White Horse Hill

So here is my finished watercolour – or at least finished for this particular version of this view- a view from White Horse Hill, near to Uffington and the Ridgeway. A bit splashy in places – but personally I like the aerial perspective on the background, with the fields and villages becoming paler and bluer […]

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Starting a new watercolour landscape – White Horse Hill

Here’s the start of a watercolour I’m doing today – as with many things it is not finished yet but is just part of the way… Here is my starter drawing of the view from White Horse Hill. It is the view from just above the white horse itself – and looks out towards the […]

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