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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No. 46 Woodstock Road, Oxford – an update

I have been preoccupied with other things for a while but today is a day off – and so I thought I’d update you with some progress on my painting of the Oxford Sciences Innovation Building in Oxford. I was out a few weeks ago drawing this modern building and completed a post of my […]

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More watercolour studies of the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford

In recent posts I’ve been setting out to draw the Radcliffe Observatory in Oxford. This post is an update on that. Here is my previous drawing with the addition of some basic watercolour washes – still very much a ‘study’ or a work in progress. I’ll include here also an example of a bit of […]

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The Oxford Sciences Innovation building at No. 46 Woodstock Road, Oxford

In a recent post I’ve been attempting to draw the Radcliffe Observatory in the Royal Observatory Quarter (ROQ) of Oxford. This area also has quite a selection of modern buildings, including the Blavatnik, the Mathematics Institute Buildings and others. Just across the road is another new building – the Oxford Sciences Innovation Building at No. […]

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Wayside Cottage

Out exploring the south Oxfordshire countryside and visiting the village of Blewbury. Finding some shade now that the Sun has finally come out and taking the time to do a line study of one of the many half timbered cottages in the village. Here is my finished watercolour sketch of this rather lovely cottage.

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