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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Drawing Lincoln Chambers in Banbury

This week I visited the old market town of Banbury and took the opportunity to do a bit of drawing in between the summer showers. Banbury is a strange place. It feels like a town that had its heyday in the late 19th century with some fine old buildings, many of which now seem to […]

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Sketching Eynsham Church

I’ve been meaning to get out and do some more sketching for a while. After visiting a couple of local ‘Artweeks’ events I decided to travel over to the nearby village of Eynsham. This is just a few miles west of Oxford and seems to have quite an active arts group –Eynsham Arts Group– which […]

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More from paradise Street

My last couple of posts have been of building works on Paradise Street in Oxford. This post is a continuation from that – but as a drawing of houses on the other side of the street including the Jolly Farmer pub. Finding a suitable spot I set up to draw – this being on a […]

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