Do you mind in eating.

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Very good watercolour, Dixie - is the victim a snipe?

I do like your rendition of a perfectly natural event, Dixie. The hawk is wonderfully intense.

Posted by C Jones on Sun 02 Feb 17:22:45

Such a good painting of nature and survival, I've seen this happen twice, one was a poor goldfinch ripped to shreds and the other a blackbird outside my kitchen window, by the time I opened the door the hawk had flown with the blackbird 😟

What's more upsetting Paul, is those hunters with guns. This painting is nature. Another good one.

Thank you all for your kind comments. The bird caught is a woodcock. My intention was to show a natural event that happened thousand of time a day, I do regret any offence or upset I may have caused posting it.

You haven't caused any offence at all, Paul. It's a lovely watercolour.

Thank you Marjorie, your comments is appreciated and means a lot.

A fine painting, and nature in the raw.

Fabulous action painting even if the subject's a bit tough

Thank you Lew, Heather and Dennis for your comments they are always appreciated. Sometimes nature can be very brutal, and at others so tender, I think capturing it in any format is a challenge but quite rewarding.

Beautiful watercolour, lot of drama in the painting with just that pose Dixie.

Very nice Paul

Ha ha! Love the title but also the subject

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02/02/2020
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A4 watercolour, inspired by watching a sparrow hawk, take a pigeon, unfortunately I was not able to get a photograph. Sorry if it upset.

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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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