Drawing the Randolph Hotel, Oxford

A couple of weeks ago I was in Oxford and decided to try drawing one of the city’s older hotels – The Randolph. The Randolph has had something of a turbulent recent past. A few years ago it had a fire that spread from the kitchen and closed the hotel for many months. Since then […]

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Sketching the Martyrs’ Monument, Oxford

The Martyrs’ Monument is an elaborate structure on St. Giles’, just outside the old city North Gate. Nowadays, it is largely a spot for tourists, locals or maybe the city’s homeless to sit and have a sandwich or maybe wait for a bus. It is also quite elaborate and difficult to draw, but I thought […]

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