Chris Fothergill

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I am an Oxfordshire-based freelance artist, specialising in Architectural Illustration, House Portraits and inspirational watercolour painting. With more than 20 years experience as a professional painter I am also a Fellow of the Society of Architectural Illustration.(FSAI)

About Chris

My work as an architectural illustrator is necessarily commercial, but I hope that all my work will inspire in some way, and convey the perennial enthusiasm that drives me on in my painting!
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Architectural Illustration

Artist’s impressions and watercolour illustrations from plans and elevations, for clients from architects to developers. To convey at a glance the essence of proposed developments for planning applications to advertising in websites and brochures.

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House Portraits

A watercolour house portrait can make a lovely gift for that special occasion for someone you love, or maybe you are moving and would like a memento of your home.
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My watercolour paintings of the Cotswolds, landscapes of Spain and Venice as well as prints of Oxford, Cotswold guide books and Calendars. More

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What is it like to work with Chris?

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Zoe S

This is truly amazing. Thank you so much for doing this and I’ll look forward to seeing the real thing. Please let me know when to anticipate its arrival so I can keep an eye open and let me know what I owe you so I can get this over to you. Once again, thank you so much for producing a fine and very accurate drawing.

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Architectural Impression of the Week

It’s a row of three cottages in Oxfordshire, being tastefully converted, which presently is a building site. My job is to paint it for the brochure, so in go the hollyhocks, and spring flowers! Rather cheerful painting this in a cold mid-March. I hope they like it!... read more

Tuesday evening, back at Farmhouse

…After the last entry, still spitting with rain, manage to draw very quick perspective of the Via delle Occhi (in sketchbook) and finish off in the car. Houses and all very similar to plate in EH, but neater and tidier, and a tree to the left, which helps the... read more

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Recent commissions, urban sketching and creative projects

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