West Durham heather moors

West Durham heather moors

Thanks very much Dennis.

Have you found your medium in inks Michael? You certainly handle them so well, especially where you overlay the washes, you keep them clean and fresh.

Beautiful, Michael.. I love the colours.

Beautiful matching colours, Michael.

Thank you all for your very kind comments. I may have Fiona. I seem to have been on a 65 year learning curve and I'm still only a little way into the curve. I honestly think I'll never get off this curve but at least I seem to make incremental progress, which, with all your kind encouragement, keeps me from flying off the curve forever. I'm going to Chester-le-Street Arts Society tomorrow which will make me a member of two groups. Surely I'll get better, won't I? And working alongside Malcolm Coils? It's all good fun.

Wow, Michael, this is lovely!! Gorgeous colours and a great depth in your landscape.

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Drawing ink and printer ink on watercolour paper

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Michael McManus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…

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