“ I will pick them all, grandad but only the big red ones”.


Such a lovely, sensitive, painting Paul. You have painted her very well and it looks as if she is enjoying every minute.

A lovely delicate painting with a equally lovely narrative

So delightful Paul, a lovely painting.

A truly lovely painting. Love the subtle use of colour.

Just seen this on the challenge, beautifully done Paul and very sweet.

A charming title for a charming and skilfully painted watercolour

Oh this is lovely :)

I agree with the other comments, Paul: this is so lovely. A painting with a story!

Superb study of your granddaughter Paul in a lovely composition.

Many thanks for your kind comments,Carole, Judith, Denise, David, Katy, Heather, Carrie, Mia and Chris. She told me off because she want wearing a blue dress at the time , oops in the dog house .

Very good story Paul and a great portrayal of your Granddaughter.

Great lovely work Paul.

Thank you Richard and Mark for your kind comments.

Delightful painting Paul.

A charming picture and story, Paul!

Lovely painting Paul. so sweet, strawberry to.

Thank you Fiona , Anne and Lesley for your kind comments they are appreciated.

Lovely pose well, caught David

I love this painting Paul

Thank you Willie and Candy for you kind comments.

A delightful scene, and a wonderful family moment captured beautifully.

Many thank Seok for you kind comment.

Delightful composition and so well painted

Love it. I echo the others. Great composition and great mastery of a very tricky medium.

Thank you Romila and Pauline for your kind comments.

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A 24x32 cm watercolour on 200gsm watercolour paper. Painted for the September challenge, inspired by my young granddaughter picking the last strawberry’s . She was letting me know she was picking them all.

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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