Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Poppies for Fall

Poppies for Fall
Originally uploaded by linfrye
Yep, it's cold -- and since I"m really cold-natured, this recent dip in the temperature has me shivering!!

I've been perusing my photo reference collection and decided to do a few flowers and fruits this week and practice with 'reds' ... so poppies it was!

The 'shadows' of this came out a bit too muddy in the actual watercolor -- they don't look as muddy scanned, I think -- but I know they didn't quite 'do' as I had hoped -- but I suppose, that's what 'practice' is for! LOL

Stay warm today --- !


squawmama said...

The poppys are just popping with color... LOL LOL How cold is it there? I am freezing down here in Florida too... 32' whe got up this morning... BURRRR... The good thing is the cold spell doesn't last lond down here..a day or two and it is gone


Nancy Van Blaricom said...

I really like how you have some red tint to the back ground area. Lovely. It has worked, I feel warmer already.

Joan said...

These look so bright after the gloomy weather we had yesterday! Nice work on these!!!

Teri C said...

Those poppies are so bright and happy!!

Anonymous said...

Mmmmmmm, Poppies and then Pomegranates -- can't decide which I like the best -- both beautiful in color and detail.
Another gorgeous one Lin!

Teresa said...

I LOVE this!

Jona said...

I LOVE your use of reds... usually I see the red color as dominant, quite agressive, but in your paintings even the red looks sooo harmonious. A pleasure to look!