Bandits at 5 o’clock
A3, watercolour of a flight of Hawker Hurricanes about to dive to starboard. This is the most challenging painting I’ve ever done , due mainly to my lack of hand control. I’ve never tried such painting of aircraft before. I have deliberately painted the aircraft trying to reflect how worn out they would be during combat situation on a daily basis. I was not about posting it as there are some bits I’m unhappy with.
About the Artist
Paul (Dixie) Dean
I developed an interest in watercolour painting whilst recovering from a spinal injury . Started painting whilst laid flat on my back using a mirror, did it stop the OT pestering me, but it backfired. When I sat up had to start all over again as I was use to painting through a mirror. Stop painting…View full profile