Mallerstang, Cumbria


Lovely drawing & good textures.

Smashing sense of space and depth James, with some lovely detail in the foreground.

Superb sketch, and done beautifully.

Lovely picture James. Great depth, detail and colour create atmosphere.

Thank you for commenting. Much appreciated. Lumograph Black pencils achieve darker tones without the sheen of pure graphite. I’ve just ordered a pad of Strathmore Toned Gray paper to try with Conté Sanguine Crayons.

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Staedtler Mars Lumograph Black pencils and white charcoal on Strathmore 400 Toned Tan paper (22.9 x 30.5 cm)

About the Artist
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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