Two drawings of Asthall Church

Asthall is a small village in West Oxfordshire. It is a few miles east of Burford along the Windrush valley and, although perhaps only a mile from the busy A40 road, is relatively quiet. I visited on a Saturday afternoon and apart from a few people walking to or from the pub it was almost […]

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The Kings Head & Bell, Abingdon

Abingdon is a town that has a long history and it rewards a little exploration. Behind the grand County Hall a small road leads down to St. Helen’s Church. This is East St. Helen Street and it is lined with some of the oldest buildings in the town. It is also home to a rather […]

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Sketching at Dorchester on Thames

The George Hotel at Dorchester on Thames is somewhere I’ve been meaning to get back to for a while. I’ve sketched the hotel before but from a different angle – as in my previous post ‘The George Hotel, Dorchester on Thames‘ However you can leave these things too long and on my return I found […]

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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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