A watercolour of Blenheim Palace

I’ve posted a couple of sketches of the grounds and Palace at Blenheim that I drew last week. This is the resulting watercolour so far. As it’s a panoramic layout, it’s difficult to show it at any reasonable scale on WordPress without zooming in to sections. For a better idea of what this actually looks […]

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Sketching Blenheim Palace No.2

My last post was about sketching Blenheim Palace with views across the lake. Today I’m including another sketch. This is admittedly quite a bit scrappier than the one from my last post, but I think it has a certain amount of potential to turn it into a half-decent watercolour. So more on this later… For […]

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Sketching Blenheim Palace No.1

With the weather gradually improving and a couple of hours of sunshine I made my way to the grounds of Blenheim Palace again. The grounds were fairly quiet and the Palace seems to be in an in-between state being neither fully open or closed. Still, the up-side of that was that it was relatively easy […]

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A watercolour Folly

A few days ago I was out drawing at Folly Bridge in Oxford. If you have seen my last post you’ll know I have been working up a couple of drawings and starting a watercolour of my sketch. This is pretty much where I ended up last time… And here is my slightly more finished […]

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