Tilly’s farm


What a great idea Paul to get your granddaughters involved. My favourite bit of the painting is the shed on the left, the way you have replicated the crumbling and cracked harling is excellent.

Thank you Fiona, I love working with the girls it good fun. They do paintings for me as well. I have another one called Evie’s farm, unfortunately I had to paint a bigger chicken than planned as the my three year old granddaughter thought my idea was rubbish to have a small chicken.

Great subject and design structure in the composition Paul, great job!

Love a painting that tells a story!

Thank you Heather and Alan, the composition just came as we develop the story.

A lovely working farm Paul, full of interest and nicely painted. Those two geese are great, they make me smile .

Thank you for you kind comment Sylvia it is appreciated very much. I’m quite fond of the chicken in the back of the tractor box.

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Watercolour painting that I did as an illustration to a story about a farm for my granddaughters Tilly and Evie. Used the painting to look at while we made up the story.

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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…

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