Summit tor, Simon's Seat

Simon's Seat

Maybe the place does have magical properties! This is a really outstanding pen and ink drawing.I like the marks you have used here. It’s very textural.

Thanks for this Christie. I always like pen and ink.

Like it a lot Frank.

Fabulous - great skills ... and it clearly was a magical place.

A really great piece of work Frank, I think all the high country has magical properties, love the way you have produced this, its like pointilism ? I know that may not be quite the correct term but I am sure you know what I mean, nice one.

It’s a wonderful place, and this is a beautiful drawing of it.

Posted by Emma P on Mon 29 Jun 08:06:10

Great shadows and light in your picture.

Really admire your skilful drawing Frank.

Super ink work Frank, lovely composition.

Thanks for all your favourable comments, folks. The original is quite a small drawing using a fine point Rotring pen. Regarding the walking stick, I often wonder who found it and hope they made good use of it!

Great work Frank, I've fond memories of the Rotring pen and dots!

This is a great piece of pen and ink. The rocks and the shadows are great.

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Pen and ink on paper. One of my favourite Wharfedale fells. I remember hobbling up there with a walking stick after a leg injury and realising when I'd got down that the stick had been left at the top. Does the place have magical curative properties?

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Frank Goddard

I spent many years teaching children art, among other things, but rarely found time to paint for myself until after early retirement. After putting chalk and blackboard behind me I first turned on pen and ink and produced a book The Great North Road (pub. Frances Lincoln, 176pp) devoted to pen and…

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