Some of my Instagram followers may already know that I have a bit of a ‘thing’ for poppies right now. The catalyst being a vaseful of the stunning Icelandic variety, which led to a full scale poppy hunt of the neighbourhood, photographing any I found growing wild along the way.
I was inspired to make these:
Why make one, when you can make two:
Below, are the materials I used:
Given the intensity of the red, I only wanted one focal bloom per card. Once I had finished inking the blooms, I hand-drew the stems and unopened buds in pencil, and added a touch of colour, using coloured pencils. Given that red poppies often symbolise remembrance, CASual Fridays ‘hope’ die provided the sentiment I was seeking. Once the panel was complete, I adhered it to a black card base.
I would like to add this card to the following Challenges:
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