Busy Bee


This is flows beautifully and is so expressive Paul

Another good one, Paul! I know from my own garden how the bees just love the foxgloves!

Certainly gives me a buzz Paul lovely detail.

What a great idea, Paul, and so well executed. Great!

Very nice indeed

Thank you for your kind comments Carole, David,Chris, Mia, Michael and Heather they are appreciated and encouraging.

This is so simple and beautifully portrayed, Paul

This is so charming, Paul - a lovely bee and flowers!

This is so beautiful Paul.

Lovely, well captured

Thanks Thalia, Anne, Denise and Romila for you encouraging and very kind remarks.

This is a cracker Paul, beautiful colours and so elegantly portrayed.

You comments are appreciated Katy and David .

Wonderful Paul…..yes I think it has been a good foxglove and bee year, lots of in my garden too.

Thanks Fiona I have noticed lots in the woodlands this year even I places I’ve not seen them growing before. Such beautiful majestic plants with such beautiful colours, and as for bees such wonderful creatures and so important to our lives as well.

Love this close up Paul, really lovely.

Spot on ,I've been watching the bees on the foxgloves in my garden,

Thank you Anne , you are very good at botanical drawings and painting , maybe time to do your foxgloves and bees.

Very good and nicely composed

Very nicely painted.

A bit special Dixie.

Many thanks Ceri, Stephen and Sylvia for you kind comments. I am quite overwhelmed at the response to this painting Sylvia, it’s one of those that your not sure about for some reason .I look at it don’t like it , then look again and think well it’s not that bad don’t know why.

What a beauty Paul!

Thank you Alan for you very kind comments, I appreciate it very much.

Absolutely gorgeous.

Thank you Carrie for you kind comment.

This is lovely Dixie, and so well observed in all the detail. The bee is especially done.

A lovely painting, you have captured the delicacy of the flowers and the bee's wings so very well.

Thank you Tessa and Maureen for you very kind comments.

Hang on Studio Wall

Inspired by the bees on the foxgloves in my garden , seems to be a very good year for both. A4 watercolour paper just used a few of the flowers . I’m in the process of paint another much later version showing most of the flower spike .

About the Artist
Paul (Dixie) Dean

I have sketched most of my life on and off I became interested in watercolour following a spinal injury whilst in hospital but did not follow it up. My eldest daughter bought me a beautiful wooden box set of half pans about twenty five years ago I dabbled on and off until retirement twelve years…

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