A study for ‘Oxford Morning’

This was a study done whilst working up ideas for my watercolour painting seen elsewhere on this blog as ‘Oxford Morning’ This is the view looking south from the corner of Broad Street and Catte Street in the center of Oxford and is just around the corner from the Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’. Incidentally […]

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The Natural History Museum, Oxford

The Museum building was started in the mid 19th century to house natural history specimens from the Ashmolean Museum and the University. It was built in the neo-Gothic style – the inside of the museum has an extensive glass roof supported by cast iron columns and resembles nothing so much as a large and ornate […]

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The County Hall in Abingdon

Here’s a different view of the rather impressive County Hall in Abingdon. For me this is a different style: a line drawing with solid blocks of colour infilling.

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Abingdon Bridge Street

This is my take on the view of Abingdon town center from Bridge Street, with the top of the County Hall in the background. Not too sure about including the cars – but I think they turned out alright. Abingdon is about 5 miles south of Oxford and has a nice mixture of vernacular architecture, […]

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Alicante Streetscene

Experimenting here with some urban sketching and watercolour. This is a view of the road into Alicante from the eastern coastline. From an afternoon out sketching near the old marina railway station on the eastern side of town – if you look though you’ll also find my earlier watercolour of the old station too, or […]

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The fishing boat ‘New Seeker’ at Lyme Cobb

This is a study of the ‘New Seeker’ at the end of the Cobb in Lyme Regis. Now one of the larger fishing boats using the Cobb, I dare say they still do a good trade supplying local restaurants – possibly even one or two of the rather good fish and chip stalls along the […]

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