Preshal More, Isle of Skye


Caught my eye straight away on the main Gallery. Strong image.

Lovely use of pastel James, is it oil pastel?

Thank you Margaret and Linda. This was done with soft pastels — Unison and Rembrandt, mostly the latter.

Absolutely superb, a great drawing James.

This is a rough gnarly mountain and you've painted it so well. Really caught it's character.

Thank you for these further comments which I appreciate greatly. I chose a black Canson Mi-Teintes surface for this. After posting the photo, I smoothed the sky a bit more to conceal the flecks of black, but left them in the rugged landscape.

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Pastel on Canson Mi-Teintes

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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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