The Pennine Way at Dufton Pike


Excellent sketching.

James, I love those trees. So full of character with their gnarled and twisted trunks and branches. Excellent drawing.

Lovely sketch James

Thank you Romila, Richard, Fiona and Heather. I plan to paint the same scene with gouache, using this sketch as my reference. If it works out OK I’ll add to the gallery. As always, I greatly appreciate your comments.

Hang on Studio Wall
1 like

Drawn with Koh-I-Noor woodless graphite sticks and Staedtler Mars Lumograph black pencils on WH Smith’s A4 drawing 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…

View full profile
More by James Underwood