Place Fell


The footpath and fence work really well

I liked your sketch and this pastel work is lovely. Love the footpath cutting through the snow.

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Pastel painting of the view towards Place Fell near Ullswater in Cumbria. After the small sketch which I uploaded recently to this gallery, I decided to do this larger version of the scene. The footpath and fence are imaginary but, I think, aesthetically necessary. Rembrandt soft pastels on Canson Mi-Teintes Touch 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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