Wensleydale lamb


Super watercolour, always love a good sheep

Lovely work, James.

Really good James.

Thank you Heather and Anne. The background is watercolour with various mixes of cerulean blue and cadmium yellow dropped in wet-in-wet. The lamb was drawn with Derwent Graphitint pencils, then smoothed and blended with a damp brush.

Lovely lamb. Super coat.

Thank you Diane and Christine.

Super texture on the lambs coat, great sketch!

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A Wensleydale ewe lamb painted in watercolour and water-soluble tinted graphite (Derwent Graphitint) on cold-pressed paper.

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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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