Last week I was in southern Oxfordshire and straying into Buckinghamshire to visit the village of Turville during the south Oxfordshire Artweeks. For me having the Artweeks events on was an extra bonus as there is some very nice countryside around this area. There are a few pubs too and after visiting Turville and doing […]
This is an update on yesterdays post – “A view by the River”. It is a view across the Thames at Abingdon, with various cruisers and narrowboats moored up and St Mary’s Church in the background, but with relatively simple watercolour added. Here is yesterdays sketch for comparison, and a view of the sketch in-situ. […]
I took a walk by the River Thames in Abingdon today and decided to try drawing the scene above while the Sun was out and it was slightly warmer than it has been. I didn’t freeze so it can’t have been too bad… The result is my drawing below, a view across the river to […]
After my last post ‘sketching Abingdon Town Square’ , I’ve been working on putting together a more panoramic view. Above is the resulting finished watercolour sketch and below is my drawing for this… It is still very much a work in progress but something that is fun to do.
Despite a threatening rain front coming in across the country I decided to visit Abingdon for the first time in awhile. This was partly to drop off artwork and partly to explore again. After a quick walk around the town and a longer visit to their library I settled on the town Square for a […]