Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Poppies on My Wall

One of my New Year's resolutions is to rekindle my artistic fire and create some beautiful artwork. My first project is to paint a picture for my living room. It will be a large painting of poppies. Poppies are my favorite flower to paint; they are delicate, colorful and full of whimsy and magic. Just what I need right now.

In my research I've found some lovely pieces of art for inspiration:


















7 comments:

Craig Edwards said...

Those were lovely! Now I want to go out amongst them and lay down...so sleepy...let me sleep, lion...scarecrow, make him let me sle...

Lynda R Young said...

oh wow, I love these poppie pictures. They are gorgeous.

Elizabeth Hamby said...

reKINDLE your FIRE? :-) Seriously, though, kudos! I go through fits of that, too. I really like the last image!

Name: Luana Krause said...

Craig: Of course the Witch would use poison poppies to thwart Dorothy and her friends. They are "attractive to the eye and soothing to the smell."

Name: Luana Krause said...

Lynda: They make me smile. So lovely...

Name: Luana Krause said...

Elizabeth: LOL. I had no idea...!

I like abstract and realism...now to decide what I want to paint...decisions decisions.

Zelda said...

Ooooh! Poppies! So pretty. Nice blog post!