On safari in Botswana and Zambia


A very good set of fine pen and watercolour paintings. They are all individual excellent and are quite stunning as a collection.

Beautiful. They take me back to our African trip.

wonderful set of sketches.

Where you with Mary Ann by any chance ? Lovely work. It all looks familiar.

Love it - what a fantastic collection - reminds me of when I visited Africa a long time ago. These are so well done.

Fabulous sketches James and they work really well together

Thank you for all your comments. Appreciated as always. I used Derwent watercolour pencils and waterbrush for these, with a few dabs of titanium white gouache. Sylvia: I wasn’t with a Mary Ann on this trip.

I thought you must be James. I’ve been with her to varying African countries with Art Safari and like you have really enjoyed sketching the animals.

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Montage of pen & ink and watercolour sketches in an A5 journal.

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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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