My Feet Are Too Short by Jim Phillips


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Watercolor using Royal Langnickel paints on Arches 140lb coldpress not
original 12″×16″

Trying to capture one of humorous moments all grandparents share with their grandchildren.

Buy it, I’m already well into my 60’s and if I’m going to be famous, well, I’m running out of time. I like to think my work has been influenced by the great impressionists, although my wife says it’s because I won’t go and get my eyes checked. At any rate, I do love to paint watercolour and acrylics and it’s a true wish of mine that you enjoy viewing my work. Go ahead and let me know what you think, I love to read your comments. (Well….the good ones anyway.)

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  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 1 year ago

    Well you certainly captured the joy brah’…..this is fantastic….instant fave…

  • Figured you’d personally relate to this one kj. Delighted you like it brah’.

    – Jim Phillips

  • Cal Kimola Brown
    Cal Kimola Brownover 1 year ago

    Great spirit captured in this painting Jim. Is that your grandson?

  • You’d think with four boys that one of them would produce a grandson, but noooo, all I get is granddaughters….LOL (Who I love very much by the way)

    – Jim Phillips

  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 1 year ago

    Treasure them…they disappear all too fast…lovely interpretation of the joys of childhood Jim.

  • Couldn’t agree with you more Janis, thank you friend for this lovely comment.

    – Jim Phillips

  • Randy Sprout
    Randy Sproutover 1 year ago

    Truly delightful! Fresh colors and great water onder that dock!

  • Thanks Randy, like you do often times, I work from a photo. I didn’t have to guess at what it was supposed to look like.

    – Jim Phillips

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromover 1 year ago

    LOL…I know that feeling since on my tall days I am on;y 5’ 1"…LOL usually can’t reach the floor sitting at the dinner table! Brilliant painting my friend… the look on the grandpa’s face is priceless and the color and depth is outstanding!

  • On my very tallest day I might can make 5’4" so I don’t think 5’1" is all that short…..LOL Thanks Susan for a terrific comment on the art.

    – Jim Phillips

  • Val Spayne
    Val Spayneover 1 year ago

    Ah Jim this is charming. You`ve painted a special moment indeed.

  • Thanks Val, delighted that you think so.

    – Jim Phillips

  • Lora Garcelon
    Lora Garcelonover 1 year ago

    This is such a sweet picture! I love the expression!

  • It pleases me so much to know you like it Lora. Thank you.

    – Jim Phillips

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottover 1 year ago

    What a fun painting. Love the body language & the obvious great time being shared by these two.

  • Pleased that you devoted attention to the content and not just to the painting technique on this one Marsha. Thank you.

    – Jim Phillips

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 1 year ago

    you definitely caught this special moment Jim can hear the fun and laughter from here…what a blessing grandchildren are they let us see the world on a lighter note ….I so enjoy spending time with mine…lovely painting :)

  • Glad the message on this one came in so clearly. Thanks Linda.

    – Jim Phillips

  • ArtPearl
    ArtPearlover 1 year ago

    Delightful moment, wonderfully captured!

  • So dearly appreciated, thank you.

    – Jim Phillips

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