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Thread: Poppy field.

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    Poppy field.

    Based on a reference photo.

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    June.

    Oh God of homeless things, look down
    And try to ease the way
    Of all the little weary paws
    That walk the world
    today.
    -
    Unknown.

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    Hi June my eye's are Dim and I cannot see to good but It looks like A field of Poppies to Me !!! IVAYA CON DIOS HOO ROO SLAINTE


    ......................POZDRAWSKI

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    Nothing wrong with your eyes Mr.Ploos - did you get to the shops in time? Don't forget the bananas for your cornflakes.
    June.

    Oh God of homeless things, look down
    And try to ease the way
    Of all the little weary paws
    That walk the world
    today.
    -
    Unknown.

    http://enug66.deviantart.com/gallery/

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    Yeah June thanks. Went to a little shop as its a bit closer then Sainsburys. Ok I did get 3 bananas

    Only. As they were all overripe. I should have gone to spec Saver's. . Ciao. June

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    June a very nice softness to this, love the field of poppies! and houses in the distance. it seems a bit small though how do you upload your image, since we have to click on it to see it?

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    Gary, do you mean that it is too small to view as I show it here? I usually work on small canvases and then resize to about 600px before I post here. I can change that if it makes for better viewing.
    June.

    Oh God of homeless things, look down
    And try to ease the way
    Of all the little weary paws
    That walk the world
    today.
    -
    Unknown.

    http://enug66.deviantart.com/gallery/

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    Dear June, as for the poppies here we're through in June , since they appear before and fields already harvested.
    I love this painting though, since I like very much these flowers which don't last once picked, so I'm delighted to just respectfully admire them against the golden fields background and the vivid green of the grass.
    Panta rei (everything flows)!

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    Nice feeling to the painting

    Like fields I saw in France!

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    Thank you Caesar and Marilyn - I saw lots of poppies while driving thru Italy but they were usually on the other side of the bus. At one point I passed the camera to a passenger sitting on that side so he could take some photos for me. I did come across some growing in some ancient excavations in Rome. We don't have them growing wild in Australia however, I bet you didn't know - Tasmania is the world's largest producer of opium alkaloids for the pharmaceutical market.
    June.

    Oh God of homeless things, look down
    And try to ease the way
    Of all the little weary paws
    That walk the world
    today.
    -
    Unknown.

    http://enug66.deviantart.com/gallery/

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