Carloway Broch, Isle of Lewis


Fabulous drawing, what patience you must have

Very interesting picture James

You have captured this broch beautifully.

This brought back memories of a visit to this Broch, a super pen and wash James.

Thank you all for commenting. This was done in an A5 journal, initially en plein air with graphite pencil, then inked and finally coloured with tinted graphite using a waterbrush to lift the pigments from Derwent Graphitint pencils.

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Pen, ink and water-soluble tinted graphite

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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