A view towards St Mary’s Church, Marlborough

This is another of my townscapes – its another watercolour, a view along Kingsbury Street with the tower of St Mary’s Church in the background. This is from a quick visit a few weeks ago – on a beautiful spring day. I guess I am more used to just stopping off – usually on the […]

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Small fishing boat PZ 11 at Mousehole Harbour

This is another of my studies of fishing boats – this one of a small fishing boat -PZ11- in a sunny Mousehole harbour. I quite like the glitter on this – from reflections on a nice bright summers day. Another abiding memory is of the rather villainous seagulls stealing pasties… This is also available as […]

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The Green, Marlborough

Passing through Marlborough the other weekend and stopping to take a stroll up and down the High Street on a very spring-like day. Some more exploration around the church and beyond revealed a wealth of vernacular architecture and inspired this watercolour painting of ‘The Green’. With the church peeking through this row of houses, this […]

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A study of two fishing boats

Here’s a new study – of two fishing trawlers in harbour. It’s a smidgen of experimentation for me – perhaps a little bit of abstraction in there somewhere and a slightly blockier style -I hope you like it.

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A view of St. Mary’s Passage against the light

Experimenting a little with a simplified (for me) watercolour of this townscape. This walkway is known as St.Mary’s Passage, next to St. Mary’s Church, in central Oxford. For those in the know the walkway is famous as the inspiration for a scene in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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A drawing of The Emerson Chambers in Newcastle

Here is one of my earlier drawings – of the Emerson Chambers in Newcastle. This landmark building is pretty much in the center of Newcastle. This is a city with a lot of character. Those who know this building might be able to date it from the shops then occupying its ground floor.

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