High Force, Teesdale


It is lovely to see Drawings here James.Great work.

Super drawing James.

Thank you Jennifer and Richard.

This is a great drawing, the water is very good.

Love the way you have drawn the water James. A very impressive piece of work. It must have taken you hours.

Thank you Katy and Carole. The waterfall was painted with white acrylic ink and the pool of water below with diluted black acrylic ink. Both were gently overlaid with graphite and charcoal to achieve a realistic finish.

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At High Force the River Tees plunges over a 21 metre high cliff. Drawn with inks, graphite and charcoal on Strathmore 400 toned grey 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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