Poppy flowers

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This is a copy of Song dynasty painting Poppy Flowers (虞美人图)This was my first painting in Chinese gongbi style (it means that the ink lines are drawn first and then are slowly put the colors). I spent about two weeks to practice the brush strokes to be able to draw the lines, and when it came to coloring, it felt like a new life was starting.

 

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