Thursday, 30 July 2015
Left: Looking down George Street towards the church, with the downs rising behind the tower. A variant on a view that I tend to call "the heart of the village".
Right: The Village Club and Brown's Bungalows on George Street.
Saturday, 11 July 2015
|Radcliffe Camera, mixed media on sand-coloured Murano paper|
It was a wonderful way to spend a sunny day in Oxford - a town whose beauties are many, and which was jam-packed with tourists, graduating students and sundry other folk. There were quite a lot of sketchers among them...
We all met up three times: at the start, at lunchtime, and at the end, when we laid our sketches down on the floor of the town hall for the whole group to see. The rest of the time, we were roving sketchers...
Click here to see the full set of my sketches on Flickr
Friday, 10 July 2015
|Molotow hybrid acrylic pens|
Thursday, 9 July 2015
|Mixed media: watercolour; Conté "Pierre Noire" and other sketching pencils; white Uniball|
Naturally, we gravitated to the waterfront itself and made our way up to Southsea, where we stopped to sketch the pier. Somehow, the slightly neglected-looking end of the edifice was the most intriguing part...
|soft chalky pastels with charoal on turquoise paper|