When Poppies Grow


Mixed media painting of seven poppies growing in a garden. The painting is highly textured and has multiple layers of colours to make it come alive.

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mixed media painting of bright red poppies growing in a garden. The painting has unusual measurements – extremely tall and narrow – and looks its best next to a piece of furniture in a corner too small for a table or chair and which needs brightening up. The colours are vivid, yet bright and uplifting and the overall impression is one of light and joy. I have added a lot of texture to the earth and grass in the lower part of the painting, and the sky consists of multiple layers of colour and is sprinkled all over with little yellow shiny dots to make it come alive.