Stratford Upon Avon – half timbered

Travelling up to Stratford Upon Avon in Warwickshire and attempting another go at this row of half timbered buildings. The building on the right is the Garrick Inn, which apparently dates from the 14th C. Some nice carvings in there including animals and figureheads. This pub is also the subject of one of my earlier […]

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The Church Gatehouse at Long Compton

The village of Long Compton is about halfway between Oxford and Stratford Upon Avon on what used to be the old A34 road. Here the road winds through some lovely countryside. A couple of miles to the south are the Rollright Stones, a rather gnarled stone circle, part of a group of prehistoric monuments. From […]

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A view of Magdalen College, Oxford

Trying a slightly different style today – and it is more of a line and wash . This is my take on a view of Magdalen College looking out of the town from the busy traffic lights at the former Eastgate.

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A watercolour view of Charlbury, Oxfordshire.

Today finishing a watercolour version of a sketch I did a few days ago. This a view from the approach to the small town of Charlbury, which is on the eastern fringes of the Cotswolds. For comparison here is a view of my original sketch of Charlbury in-situ.

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