Black Poppies


I like this Jaqueline, the black poppies are a strong image.

Love the technique Jacqueline, a very striking image.

Thank for the lovely comments on my sketchbook experiment.

I overlooked this at first, assuming. Second looks . excellent.

I like this a lot and great idea to practise on something you know and can do easily. I will take that tip on board.

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I do poppies whenever I want to practise a particular technique so I can concentrate on it rather than get distracted with a difficult drawing. Here, I wanted to use a toned paper, using the paper as the mid tone. The black comes from ink & charcoal & the white from white charcoal in a concertina sketchbook I made myself.

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Jacqueline Budd

Aviation professional by day, hobby artist to relax. I haven’t had any formal art instruction & not sure I should be displaying my amateur efforts in amidst such talent. The furthest I have gone with my art is to supply pet portraits to work colleagues on request. However, I have already had some…

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