A view of blenheim from across the lake

I took a cycle ride out to Blenheim Palace yesterday. I’m not sure that I have ever seen it so busy – so many people out walking. I did however manage to find a quiet spot and settled down to do a drawing of the Palace from across the lake. Above is the resulting drawing […]

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Another landscape sketch from Blenheim

Continuing on a theme, here’s another sketch-up study of the landscaped grounds of Blenheim Palace. This is a different view of the palace, this time from across the lake. The drawing is definitely more sketchy than my last, with my attempts at measuring in going somewhat astray. I think that about half way across drawing […]

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Arlington Row, Bibury

Here is one of my watercolours of a well known tourist view, the former workers cottages on Arlington Row at Bibury, in the Cotswolds. Bibury is a popular stopping spot if you can find parking next to the clear stream that runs through the village. There is a small footbridge across the stream to a […]

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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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