Crimson Poppies 29

Mona Pendleton | Saturday, November 7, 2015 @ 2:05 AM | ,

Hi there! So happy the weekend is here! I've been playing around in my oversized 11" x 16" art journal, working on some techniques. I watched a how to video taught by one of my favorite artists, Ginger Cook
My art journal page was inspired by this Van Gogh shown below:
Here's my take:

I'm going to attempt to paint this again except next time, on a large 24" x 36" canvas:

I love all the texture especially in the vase:
Thanks so much for stopping by ~ I hope you have a terrific weekend!
Be Sweet ;)
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29 Sweet Comments So Far:

Kris said...

Hi Mona! It's getting better and better, I especially admire the background and the vase, really well done.

Lynette Jacobs said...

You have amazing talent Mona...love your Van Gogh piece.

Paper Profusion said...

This is beautiful Mona! Nicola x

Davi said...

Fabulous job on the Van Gogh look alike Mona! It will look great in a lager version :) Have a super weekend!

Ros Crawford said...

Spectacular!

Sue Marrazzo said...

What a real pretty work of ART! LOVE the RED!!!!

Lisa said...

Seriously, Mona, it's hard to tell the difference between your painting and the Van Gogh!! You did an amazing job!! Wow!! This is absolutely stunning!! I so wish I could paint like you!! Love this!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Vickie Z said...

FabuLous!! Love all the texture in the vase too!!

Petra Swart said...

WOW, how I would have loved to be able to paint like this, Mona!!!! Your painting looks amazing!!!! Love the bg and the vase to really have the fabulous flowers pop!!! Beautifully done!!! TFS.
Have a great weekend!!!!

alexandra s.m. said...

You are a true artist Mona!
Such incredible movement and depth you've created there!
I love that energy and vibrance! Way to go!!

Heather Jacob said...

Hi Mona, this is magnificent ... rich and bold .. I love flowers of all kinds ... such beautiful work x

Sue Lelli said...

WOW! This will be AMAZING on a canvas!

Kathy Bradley said...

Mona,
Your painting is really beautiful - with lovely colors - I love it!

Greta said...

I love the vase, too--noticed it right away! Gorgeous painting, Mona!

Carol Reisner said...

Really incredibly gorgeous, Mona! Wow, you are so amazing! Love the colors in this one! TFS!

mamablitger said...

Mona this is impressing. I LOVE your take on Van Gogh. Fantastic work. You are so talented. !!!!!
I hope you will share it when you make the same on a big canvas...please ?
Thank you for sharing.
I wish you a great Sunday.
Hugs from Monica

Patty O'Malley said...

This is beautiful, Mona!

Susan Lankford said...

An amazing likeness to the Van Gogh!

Stacey Pembroke said...

AMAZING! Absolutely stunning painting, Mona! You've done Van Gough right!

Cheryl W. said...

I think you did an amazing job, Mona. I love the balance of your painting. The vase is slightly to the right, but the bigger overhang of flowers on the left balances it beautifully. Nicely done!

Diane Jaquay said...

WOW, this is fabulous!!!

GabrielleH said...

Fabulous painting Mona! You are getting quite good with the acrylics! Thanks for sharing!

Team Clark said...

This is just beautiful, Mona! Love it!

Leigh Penner said...

Beautiful! I love it!

butterfly said...

It's wonderful, Mona - I agree the texture on the vase is fantastic, and I love the movement in the stems too. It will make a fabulous large canvas.
Alison xx

RobinH said...

So beautiful! Van Gough would be proud!

Constance said...

Your painting looks stunning, Mona! Really love these colours!

Julia Aston said...

wonderful job on this beatiful piece Mona! I particularly love the vase!

Debbi said...

Gorgeous poppies, Mona! Such beautiful colors and brush strokes! You are so darn talented! Love it!


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