Scrap yard engine


Your drawings keep them alive Paul!

Thank you for your very kind comment Carole. I had not thought of that, but I suppose you are correct as my granddaughter was asking about them and how they worked etc.

You always find something interesting to draw. Good work, Dixie.

Another beauty Paul.

Thank you Lew and Richard for you kind comments.

My dad use to drag me along to steam and traction engines rallies all over the place when I was a lass, I remember I loved the smell and noise of the the candy floss wasn’t so bad either. Another tribute to a long lost era Paul.

Fiona thank you for you comments they are much appreciated. I still love the smell of steam engines, not to keen on the candy floss though.

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A4 pencil. Old traction engine in a scrapyard, they were such powerful machines sad to see them decaying.

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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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