Poppies in the storm.

Acrylic on canvas board

25 x 30cm (32 x 37cm in frame)

Sold framed



This painting was started outside, looking across the valley to the hills beyond. As I painted the first layers, the wind picked up, the sky turned a deep purple, and the rain started to fall. At first it was manageable, but it soon became clear that the rain was washing off the paint as fast as I was putting it on to the canvas. I had to admit defeat, and finished the painting indoors using my sketches and photographs to help me. It’s quite an adventure painting outdoors!

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Dimensions 37 × 32 cm

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