• Poppies for Memorial Day

    One year ago - By Kem Studios

    'We Keep the Faith' 8x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold
    It is Memorial Day weekend. I will be painting poppies. I am going to dedicate my paintings to the brave men and women who gave their lives for our freedom. What better inspiration for my Memorial Day series than my photos from a past trip to Normandy. Today's post takes you behind the scenes as I share my inspiration and process for the first poppy painting.
    My reference photos from France
    I printed several photos from my trip. I like to use small 2x4 inch photos. I chose to combine two photos for the painting. We were staying near the...
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