Back to Faringdon

I have been doing a series of drawings around the Old Town Hall and Market Square in Faringdon. This is the last of this present series of drawings. With the Spring weather here becoming more winter-like, I’ve spent a couple of hours today finishing off another of my drawings while waves of snow showers are […]

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More drawing in Faringdon

I’ve done a series of sketches in the old coaching market town of Faringdon over the past couple of weeks. Today was a day for catching up with some more drawing of one of these views. Below is a photo of a view I chose to draw, tucked in next to the Old Town Hall […]

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Back to Faringdon – a new panorama

Our bright English Spring seems to temporarily waning again, at least for a while, so I’ve been out trying to make the most of things. I returned to the old coaching town of Faringdon to try my hand at another panorama. This is how I got on. Faringdon Old Town Hall and the Market Square […]

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Stratford Guildhall – putting it together

My last post was about sketching in Stratford Upon Avon. This one is more about using that sketch to produce a painting. Here is my slightly wobbly sketch of the Guild Chapel and school from yesterday… … and my freshly drawn sketch ‘in-situ’ The next day I decided to add some more drawing and details […]

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Sketching Shakespeare’s Stratford – The Guildhall

With the sun shining, Spring appears to be finally here. I ventured out to Stratford Upon Avon. At this time of year the town was thankfully not too busy but in the high Summer the place can be awash with tourists. On this visit it was quiet enough to find a seat and have lunch […]

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