A watercolour sketch of Ewelme Church

A quick watercolour sketch of Ewelme Church, in Southern Oxfordshire. I’ve tried various sketches of Ewelme, but  have yet to produce a half- decent full watercolour. It is a lovely church – one of my favourites, but for some reason I find it difficult to do justice to it in paint If you don’t know […]

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On the corner of Ship Street and Cornmarket, Oxford

Another watercolour of a favorite subject – No.s 26 – 27 on the corner of Ship Street and Cornmarket in Oxford. This building has seen many changes. Now it houses a Pret and a currency Exchange, but it was originally built around 1386. The building is owned by Jesus College and was at one time […]

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Oxford Morning

One of my latest pieces – trying to capture the crisp sunlight of a sunny morning in Oxford. This is a view from the corner of Broad Street along Catte Street – towards the Bodleian library and the Radcliffe Square. This view is also available as a print from my etsy shop

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The Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’.

One of Oxford’s famous landmarks – the Hertford College ‘Bridge of Sighs’. This differs from the original ‘Bridge of Sighs’ is in Venice in that it was built to provide safe passage for students and staff of the college during rowdier times – now a favourite spot for the odd photograph.

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A sketch of Broad Street, Oxford

A rough sketch of buildings on Broad Street in Oxford. From left to right are the Weston library, the former Indian Institute, the Clarendon building and the Sheldonian Theatre.

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The Old Marina Railway Station, Alicante

This is a study of one of the buildings of the Old Marina Railway Station in Alicante, Spain. I spent about an hour drawing this early on a workaday morning – enlivened by fireworks and music from a local festival of the Virgen del Socorro.

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The Market Cross at Stow on the Wold

Here is my take on the Market Cross at Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. Stow is famous for being the scene of a fierce Civil War battle that took place in 1646. The town is perhaps now better known as a tourist destination and for its various teashops. Also available as a print from my […]

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