Through the gate


Your landscapes are great, Dixie. I like the way you've treated the ferns, just the right amount of detail.

Two lovelies here Paul..

Yes, the ferns are particularly good.

Thank you Lew, Carol and Heather for you comments they are much appreciated.

Arthritis does not seem to have hampered this painting Paul. I love the ivy up the tree on the left and the ferns....

I won’t let it stop me. Thank you for your kind comments Dorothea.

Hang on Studio Wall

A4 watercolour, I was painting this when I had developed acute inflammatory arthritis, in both hands. The painting was almost finished, the trees on the right were mostly done left handed, and with a splint on my right hand. To me look like two people’s work.

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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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