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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A study of a one of the carved heads decorating the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Outside the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford, the walls are decorated by a series of carved heads. These are the third generation of stone heads here and they are sometimes known as ‘the Sheldonian Emperors’, although they could just as well represent philosophers.. Some of the present generation of heads generally has a startled or even […]

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A new drawing of the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Lately I’ve been trying to work up a series of drawings of Broad Street in Oxford. Before the Lockdown I had done a series of sketches back in the cold of January and February and hope to turn these into panoramic views of this area in the not-too-distant future. Here is my latest – a […]

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