A sketch of the church at Brightwell Baldwin

Revisiting one of my sketchbooks today and having another go at a sketch of the St Bartholomew’s church at Brightwell Baldwin in SE Oxfordshire. Parts of the church date back to the 14th c. and it is a Grade 1 listed building. Now mostly alone out in the country except for a few houses – […]

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A watercolour view of Charlbury, Oxfordshire.

Today finishing a watercolour version of a sketch I did a few days ago. This a view from the approach to the small town of Charlbury, which is on the eastern fringes of the Cotswolds. For comparison here is a view of my original sketch of Charlbury in-situ.

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A sketch of Charlbury

Out and about again. A blustery day, cloud and occasional Sun in a biting wind. Stopping on the outskirts of Charlbury, which is about 10 miles northwest of Oxford and on the edge of the Cotswolds. Perched on a dry stone wall to draw this view of the eastern approach to the town – with […]

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A drawing of St. Michael’s Church, Aldborne.

Taking advantage of a break in the weather to go out. Today along the foot of the Ridgeway. Then on across the rolling Downs to the charming village of Aldbourne in Wiltshire. A walk around to do some exploring and stopping to do this drawing of their marvellous church!

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