The Jericho Cafe, Oxford

Jericho is an area just north of Oxford City centre with its fair share of pubs, eateries and even an independent cinema. The Jericho Cafe is pretty much in the middle of this area. With its bright red awning and paintwork it has been somewhere that I’ve meant to do a study of for a […]

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The Hendon Walrus

I’ve been working on a series of fairly complicated buildings drawings but occasionally I might try something different. In this case that is a quick sketch and watercolour from a photograph. My subject is an WW2 air-sea rescue biplane – the Supermarine Walrus- which is housed in the RAF Museum at Hendon, north London. This […]

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Gees restaurant – a drawing and painting

Gees restaurant in north Oxford has recently been enlarged and redecorated. After months of being closed for building work, the hoardings came down and the finishing touches were added before the restaurant re-opened. I’ve drawn Gees before without actually finishing a drawing, so one balmy summer evening I set up to try to actually finish […]

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Drawing Oxford Broad Street

It has been a showery week but in the sunnier intervals I’ve been around Oxford some more and have completed several new sketches. A couple of days ago I managed to get into the city relatively early and drew some of the shops that front Broad Street – a mix of old buildings with colourful […]

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A Drawing of Dover House in Northleach

Northleach is a historic Cotswolds market town in Gloucestershire. It is mainly known for its impressive church, its small market and many fine Cotswold limestone houses. There are also a few surviving half-timbered buildings – one of which is the subject of one of my earlier watercolour drawings – The Tudor House on the Green, […]

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