Ploughing Match Painting – Vintage Tractor


Ploughing Match Painting – Last year I was asked to paint a large watercolour of a vintage tractor and plough. I found this a very interesting painting to do. There was a lot to understand! This painting took many weeks of work. There was a lot to complete. My client has a long history of competing in Ploughing matches. The tractor is a David Brown 880 and in a lovely condition being looked after from new. The plough was a Ransome Plough. Interestingly for me being a member of the Bonning family, I learned that one of my husbands relatives was the inventor or the ‘Ransome Bonnings’ plough which is a different plough to the one shown in my painting.

After completing the painting I was pleased to attend my local ploughing match held at Black Dog in 2015. There my client was competing and I enjoyed seeing the reality!! For more information about upcoming events please visit http://www.ploughmen.co.uk/uk-matches

Ploughing Match Black Dog - Devon 2015

Ploughing Match
Black Dog – Devon 2015

Working Sketch of proposed painting

Working Sketch of proposed painting.

'Ploughing Match' Watercolour 20 x 30 inches

‘Ploughing Match’
Watercolour
20 x 30 inches

David Bonning - Centre Inventor of the Ransome Bonning Plough

David Bonning – Centre
Inventor of the Ransome Bonning Plough

 

 

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