A view of St. Mary’s Passage against the light

Experimenting a little with a simplified (for me) watercolour of this townscape. This walkway is known as St.Mary’s Passage, next to St. Mary’s Church, in central Oxford. For those in the know the walkway is famous as the inspiration for a scene in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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A watercolour sketch of Arlington Row, Bibury

Bibury is one of the classic Cotswolds villages and Arlington Row with its water meadow and clear water stream is definitely worth a visit. This is another of my watercolour studies of this row of picturesque cottages in the village and is one of several attempts at getting a decent painting of this view – […]

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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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