Seatoller in Borrowdale


Excellent work, the colours seem to give it an age.

Works well - really like the colours used.

Thank you Paul and Margaret. Next I will use this Conté set for a portrait — the usual subject for this medium — but I was curious to know what could be achieved in landscapes with a limited palette of anomalous colours.

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Conté crayons (black, white and sanguine) on Strathmore grey toned paper. Based on an early 20th century photograph in “Lake District: A Rare Insight” by Simon Reed.

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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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