This one is not my usual sort of art and it really stretched me, but its done as a gift for a friend I will be visiting in Arkansas in October. He loves trains.

Graphite on Melotex

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Comment by Paul Dodd on August 12, 2018 at 4:36pm

I think anyone would  be very pleases with this as a gift its great john.  I enjoy seeing working steam trains  on my visit to Snowdonia  i went on 4 different  railway lines.as theyre the best way to see the countryside

I will say I'm  not a train nut. i met one on one of the trains , his head was hanging out of the window so he could smell the smoke and feel the steam, his wife sat near us and you could tell there was a total lack of enthusiasm in her Voice  when she spoke about trains , she said every holiday for 40 years had been spent  looking at trains. Thats what i call love putting up with someone with a hobby lol.

Comment by John R on August 12, 2018 at 7:51pm

Well Johnny Boy I think your buddy will love it. Beautifully done with just the right amount of detail... Superb work as always.

Comment by Ted on August 13, 2018 at 2:08am

Lucky friend John. Excellent drawing.

Comment by Pat on August 13, 2018 at 5:40am

Nice John.

Comment by Pamela Meredith on August 13, 2018 at 8:59am

wonderful old engine John

Comment by John Andreou on August 15, 2018 at 9:17am

Thanks everyone.  My friend has built a miniture railroad track with mountains and forest and other features on his 8 acre yard in Arkansas and people come to visit to ride on his trains

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