Sketching in Blewbury II

On a recent visit to Blewbury, I drew a house on the main through road –The Dower House– the subject of my previous post. Taking a short walk into the village on quieter roads is a rewarding experience and here you are more likely to meet pedestrians rather than cars. Blewbury has quite a few […]

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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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