My garden


Very lovely paintings Katy. Love the chairs and table, not sure about the patch of purple, which is a little distracting. The pots of flowers are so charming and I love the spattering you have used.

Thank you Heather and Carole. I agree about the purple Carole, it’s even stronger in the photo. I’m toying with the idea of cutting the painting in half. I appreciate your comments.

Lovely colours - I would perhaps just lift the purple colour a little - I wouldn't cut the painting in half.

Thank you Ceri, ‘‘tis already done! However I think I will paint it again and think more about the composition rather than what is in front of me. Always my intention at the start, but you know how it is?!

The ironwork (table/chairs/lamp) is very well done - looks so simple but I know it’s difficult to do well.

Love the immediacy of these pieces. Beautifully painted.

Thank you Jaqueline and Seok, much appreciated.

Hang on Studio Wall
1 like

Quick water-colour sketches of my garden yesterday on Windsor and Newton hot pressed 7 x 10”. Wanted it looser but probably not the right paper.

About the Artist
Katy Dean

I am an amateur artist. I started drawing in 1993 when my husband bought me a £2.50 book on how to draw. I had just lost my horse after 24 years and needed a distraction. I was earning my living, believe it or not, pressing flowers and selling my work at craft shows. In time I introduced a little…

View full profile
More by Katy Dean