Red squirrel leaping


Love the texture of this James.

Excellent. Mr Squirrel is going nuts! The blurry background gives a great sense of movement.

Great idea and really well done.

I agree about the diffused background giving a sense of movement. Lovely pastel James.

Apologies for uploading so many pictures since just recently joining Painters Online. Mostly these were done during the last few years. It’s the first time they’ve been exposed to an audience of fellow artists, whose comments I have so greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Hang on Studio Wall

Pastel painting. Inspired by Neil McIntyre’s photo on the front cover of the Winter 2018 edition of the Woodland Trust’s “Broadleaf” magazine.

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James Underwood

Other than sketching on agenda papers during tedious committee meetings, I started drawing and painting only after several years in retirement. Then, almost 70 years old, I first attended an art course. Still so much to learn, thankfully! — “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is…

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