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Poppy Art - I Love Poppies!

Poppy Flowers At Dusk is an acrylic and oil painting which has been highly textured with grungy warm colors and then layered with impasto thick oil paint! There are so many poppy paintings around which are very daylight beautiful, and I have already done those myself, that this time I wanted poppy art to be warm and darker, more quiet then usual. That being said, I adore poppies no matter how they come :)
Here are some I have done in the past.

All of these are mixed media.

The next is one that is a dedication to Frederic Leighton as I painted his lady [literally reproduced her] from the painting Flaming June where he sought to show the tiniest link between sleep and death.
I only see life in poppies and to sleep in a field of poppies would be my delight.
I hope everyone is looking forward to the weekend!
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Fine Art Photography Of Hugo Bussen - Featured Artist

A Masterful Life In Imagery

Hugo Bussen is a Dutch Master at his craft of photography with a career that spans over 40 years. His work has been exhibited in many countries around the world as well as being a published photographer in many art magazines. Mr Bussen does not go into lengthy detail about himself; it's one of the most interesting things about this particular artist and his photography; he lets the work speak for itself, and speak it does. I'm sure many of you have heard the words "If a picture paints a thousand words", and that describes, at least for me, Hugo Bussen's Mastery of his craft. His photography speaks emotively and romantically in soft tones which are neither too feminine or too masculine. Hugo Bussen has the Mastery of touch which completely balances the Yin and Yang of his craft. The still life art pictured above is a classic example of an artist stirring the viewers imagination of tables romantically laden with vases of softly perfumed flo…

Different Art And Different Moods

The question often arises as to how moods affect what an artist does. I have always found it very difficult to answer that question whenever I have personally been asked, but this past few weeks I have watched my own artistic performance - or lack of.

I suffer terrible insomnia and always have to varying degrees, but the past few weeks have been a nightmare. It isn't that I can't sleep, it's that I can't fall asleep in the first place. Goodness knows why I go through these times, but surviving on sometimes 2 hours of napping per day can really wear the feathers to the bone.

Tsunami Abstract and Sunset After The Storm are two abstracts created while severely sleep deprived and it's exactly how I felt at the time - overwhelmed.

At the same time as the insomnia my auto-immune disorder decided to really kick up it's heels. This meant severe pain as well as the insomnia, and I doubt one helps the other, but I refuse heavy medication at this stage.

Abandonment at N…