Winter Poppies

img_3350Winter Poppies – Mixed Media on Paper – 8×8 inches.

Here is something I knocked up earlier today.  I tried out some new tools.  I bought a few cake icing embossers and used them to make a pattern in the gesso.  I think they might be great for painting patterns too.  There is a lot of texture and pattern going on here which was the intention.

Here is a close up:


It isn’t very wintery where I live, so I thought I would create something from my head.