Cottages at Church Hanborough

In September I was out drawing in the nearby village of Church Hanborough and did a post of the results. With this weeks cold weather I’ve taken the easy option and have started to add watercolour to some of my summer sketches. This is something that I hope to do some more of while the […]

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Sketching houses in Church Hanborough

This is my drawing from yesterday’s sketching trip to the nearby village of Church Hanborough. There is a certin amount of licence in my drawing but I think that this might make a good base for a later painting. Below is my drawing and sketchbook ‘in-situ’. What a difference a day makes – yesterday there […]

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A view of Arlington Row in Bibury

Another fine sunny day and I took the opportunity to go to the picturesque village of Bibury in the Cotswolds to draw a well known view – Arlington Row. Today I drew a slightly different view of these old workers cottages- sitting in the shade at the southern end of the row. Also below a […]

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A watercolour sketch of cottages at Bishopstone

Exploring of the villages along the foot of the Ridgeway in southern Oxfordshire and Wiltshire escarpment. I posted a drawing of cottages in the village of Bishopstone a couple of days ago and here is that drawing as a watercolour sketch.

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Sketching cottages at Bishopstone

I took the opportunity to get out and explore along the Ridgeway today, on the lookout for new pubs that may one day be open as well as picturesque churches and cottages. I stopped at the village of Bishopstone on the northern slopes of the Ridgeway and spent an hour or so sketching cottages from […]

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