Looking Forward to a Trip to the Seaside or Red Ball Lost at Sea


Lovely oil pastel. Fab imagination. Like the ball out sea and poochy dreaming to get it.

Have a wonderful holiday Katy. Love the colourful sunset, figures and doggy.

Lovely Katy. Have a nice break.

A gentle and imaginative piece of work. Enjoy your break.

This is lovely Katy. The dog gazing at the ball a delight .

This is lovely Katy, beautiful colours, composition and a story too, perfect!

Lovely oil pastel with super colours!!

Very Turneresque Katy. Have a good hol, bring back plenty of ideas!

Wow Katy , you have made oil pastel look so good, I though it was soft pastel at first glance.

Wonderful, fresh, inviting, scene Katy. Love the narrative and the very natural colours you have used. Enjoy your break and hope the weather is kind to you.

Well done, lots of atmosphere.

Thank for the lovely feedback everyone, it really is very encouraging and much appreciated. Marjorie, I’ll take the ‘Turneresque’ thank you! We are only away for two days but the weather is looking good and I shall take lots of photos, and a spare ball🤣

Love the atmosphere and palette, Katy. Very nicely done.

Love the whole story around your painting Katy, impressive colour blending which has created this marvellous painting.

Like this Katy, an imaginative piece that works so well with the colours used .

Thank you Seok, Fiona and Graham for your kind comments, much appreciated.

I haven’t logged on for ages and just found this waiting for me. Love it - superb storytelling abc colour

I would happily be on your imaginary beach

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Oil pastel on A4 canvas pad. Started as a quick sketch of an imaginary scene which I rather liked, since fiddled with it and think I’ve lost the simplicity which I’d found appealing. We’re of to the Norfolk coast this week, hence the title and the addition of the dog and the red ball lost at sea.

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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…

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