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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Starting to paint Gee’s restaurant, Oxford

Gee’s restaurant is set amongst the well-to-do Victorian houses on the Banbury Road in North Oxford. It occupies what was once a greenhouse and conservatory, built at the end of the 18th century as a sort of forerunner of our modern garden-centres. Back in the balmy days of summer I spent an hour or so […]

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Cromlech House, Mortehoe

Those of you that had a look at my recent posts will have seen my drawing (above) and subsequent watercolour of the row of houses on the Esplanade in Mortehoe on the north Devon coast. The watercolour of this drawing is really just a first attempt, and in this case I decided to try a […]

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Wayside Cottage

Out exploring the south Oxfordshire countryside and visiting the village of Blewbury. Finding some shade now that the Sun has finally come out and taking the time to do a line study of one of the many half timbered cottages in the village. Here is my finished watercolour sketch of this rather lovely cottage.

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