My water colour paintings usually of local scenes I have taken a photograph of from which I sketch a copy and paint.
I have book to paint my pictures in The pages are A4 size. This the first page is a painting of Christ Church Oxford
It is a painting of Coxwell Barn near where I live in Oxfordshire
Page 3 Cirencester Castle in the Cotswolds
Page 4 My children having an adventure on a canal boat here seen filling up with fresh water near Bath
This is Whittington Castle which is near Oswestry a memory from when I lived in North Wales
Cricklade Church near Swindon. The tower is of a distinctive design and one sees other churches with similar design around here
John’s home in Bath
Wanborough Church near Swindon I like that it has both a tower and a steeple
My home in Shrivenham
My sons house in house Shrivenham
Our Nev walking home down church street in the snow.
Now follows paintings on single sheets of paper
The village hall The tree insists on being in the picture.I took a photo and copied that.
Cottage in Manor Lane
Front view watercolour painting from a photo I took. Note the village pump on the right. ( Road sign omitted).
Water colour painting of local pub The Prince of Wales in Shrivenham
Stanton Fitzwarren hotel (and church just in the picture thanks to wide piece of paper)
Our friends thatched cottage
Water colour of the Crown Inn the original now hangs inside the Crown Inn.
A water colour of thatched cottages in Shrivenham
Phone box in Shrivenham
somewhere in Oxford water colour a4 size
I was in Coleshill , a National Trust village in the UK, when I took a photo of the white clock tower from the organic garden car park. I thought it would make a suitable subject for my series of Costwold paintings and here it is.
Pen and wash. First make sketch using water proof ink pen then apply a wash of water colour. It is a merger of two photos depicting the building either side of Manor Lane in Shrivenham the village where I now live.
Next is the result of visit to Oxford with my brother in November 2016
Oxford in the court yard of the Bodleian Library looking towards the famous arch over the road. Watercolour A4 size
A watercolour of Cirencester abbey. It was also market day hence the blue and white awning in front.
The following 8 paintings are scenes from in and around Shrivenham which filled a book ( there were actually more pages but some had to be cut out as not up to worth keeping!)
Freight train on Shrivenham line
Scene in Manor lane Shrivenham
Vintage cars at the village fete
Church and village pump at Farnham
Village school in Shrivenham
A painting of my sons house but the tree got in the way
This is a watercolour based on a sketch made when I sat in the sunshine at Coleshill in the Cotswolds.One day to make sketch and have a pic-nic. Second day to make a drawing for painting.Third day to paint in water-colour painted August 2015
This next picture is of Burford in the Costwolds Process similar fashion in water colour.
This is of the village pump at Shrivenham Oxfordshire