Sunday, March 16, 2008

Poppies + Fern














SOLD to a collector in Canada
11.5"x18" - watercolor + gouache on Arches paper

These flowers are from my favorite floral shop at Takashimaya in NYC. I always stop in there when I'm uptown for inspiration. I could not resist these bursting buds - like teenagers ready to pop. I will continue to paint them through the course of the week as they morph into adult poppy heads. I like the way the ferns off-set the boldness of the flowers with the delicate filagree leaves.

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