Cromlech House, Mortehoe

Those of you that had a look at my recent posts will have seen my drawing (above) and subsequent watercolour of the row of houses on the Esplanade in Mortehoe on the north Devon coast. The watercolour of this drawing is really just a first attempt, and in this case I decided to try a […]

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The Esplanade at Mortehoe, Devon

I have been looking over some photographs of past holidays, you know the sort of thing, when you could actually go out and – gasp! – go on holiday. I have a few favourite views and one of them is of a row of shops and houses at the hilltop village of Mortehoe on the […]

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Sketching Cholsey

On a recent day of sunny and warmish weather I ventured out to explore the South Oxfordshire countryside and the possibility of sketching something. This post is about my sketch of the village of Cholsey, which is about 10 miles south of Oxford. The area around Cholsey lies on slightly raised ground between the Thames […]

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More watercolour studies of the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford

In recent posts I’ve been setting out to draw the Radcliffe Observatory in Oxford. This post is an update on that. Here is my previous drawing with the addition of some basic watercolour washes – still very much a ‘study’ or a work in progress. I’ll include here also an example of a bit of […]

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