A watercolour sketch of cottages at Bishopstone

Exploring of the villages along the foot of the Ridgeway in southern Oxfordshire and Wiltshire escarpment. I posted a drawing of cottages in the village of Bishopstone a couple of days ago and here is that drawing as a watercolour sketch.

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Sketching cottages at Bishopstone

I took the opportunity to get out and explore along the Ridgeway today, on the lookout for new pubs that may one day be open as well as picturesque churches and cottages. I stopped at the village of Bishopstone on the northern slopes of the Ridgeway and spent an hour or so sketching cottages from […]

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A watercolour sketch of Ewelme Church

Leading a quiet life for awhile.. but intending to do a more ambitious drawing and painting of the church and almshouses at Ewelme. in the meantime here is a watercolour sketch of the church, with the almshouses to the right And here is a photo of this rather lovely church – for comparison

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Sketching the Almshouses at Ewelme

A nice day today and with the easing of our lockdown restrictions I’ve been aiming to get out a bit more – so off out to the village of Ewelme in southern Oxfordshire. The church at Ewelme is one of my favourites, but today I’ve focused more on the adjacent almshouses – partly because of […]

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