The Collier.

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My grandfather on my father's side was a miner - and probably looked a fair bit like this: from Bedwas Colliery, Caeerphilly. I never knew him, the dust got him.

I like this. Fine use of colour and very characterful.

I like it Jim, has a presence.

Superb painting Jim , looks like you have your mojo back.

Thank you all for the comments. Yes Paul, we paint on regardless..(-:

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Did this after reading the history of a local mining disaster. Ball pen and wash.

About the Artist
Jim Morris

I've reached 82 years young and love to paint and draw. Watercolours are my preference used also with line and wash. I paint or sketch something most days of whatever takes my fancy. Glad to have found this site. I don't feel I have a set painting style but I tend to go for impressionism rather…

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