A beautiful place and you have done a beautiful painting of it.

Thank you Paul. And it was a beautiful day when I took the photo I used as my reference.

Crisp and bright, quite a delight.

A really beautiful line and wash landscape.

Lovely James, fabulous detail in all the right places

Excellent lead in to your glorious painting James. The foreground wall and fencing is fabulous.

Lovely painting James

What a delightful painting. Love the detail of the stone hedges.

Thank you Tony, David, Heather, Fiona, Faye and David. Your comments are always greatly appreciated.

Super painting.

A great pen and wash James. I especially like the composition.

That's a lovely scene, beautifully painted.

Really excellent composition James, well painted as this sort of scene can be tricky perspective wise.

Thank you Judith and David. Much appreciated.

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Halsteads is a partly derelict farm near Dufton, Cumbria. The track beside it is the route of the Pennine Way. Line and wash.

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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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