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Showers, Sun, Wind and Sleet – Striding Edge, Helvellyn, The Lake District
56 × 51cm (22 × 20 inches)
Created combining Unison Colour soft pastels with Nitram Charcoal, liquid charcoal and charcoal powder with India Ink, metallic acrylic ink, Conté and Gouache on Canson Moulin du Roy 300gsm (140lb) ‘Rough’ watercolour paper.

Featured in ‘Drawing Dramatic Landscapes’ book published by Search Press, created by Robert and the first in the publishers new ‘Innovative artist’ series of books.
The flexibility and versatility of Unison Colour pastels really do make them my number one go to media. They are so exciting to use in all sorts of innovative ways, many of which were featured in this 166 page book. Nothing is left out!

Exploring white, grey and black Unison Colours and contrasting colour palettes, Associate Artist Robert Dutton explains why Unison Colour pastels are ideal for his dramatic and expressive mountain subjects.


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