Swindale Falls


Nice one James, lovely limited palette and well painted waterfall!!

Thank you Linda. Apart from black and white, Derwent’s XL Charcoal set comprises only four colours, but they are ideal for rocky and wintry landscapes.

Will have to take a look at them, they look really interesting 👍

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Drawn with Derwent XL tinted charcoal blocks (and charcoal pencil for the trees) on Strathmore 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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