Crummock Water


I like the way the stones/rocks lead the eye into the scene.Id love to be there

Wonderful atmosphere James limited palette so effective.

Lovely colours and very well done.

The colours make for a very atmospheric painting.

Like the whole composition of this and the colours work well

Love the drawing James - great colours.

Many thanks for these encouraging comments. This is my first attempt at a landscape with these materials. The sanguine risks making the scene seem like a volcanic eruption with red hot lava flowing into the lake!

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Conté crayons (black, grey, white and sanguine) on Strathmore tan paper.

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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