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The making of ‘A Troubled World’ – Signification of the Poppy series by Jacqueline Hammond

The Signification of the Poppy’ series began with a painting created for a web based competition in 2007 – ‘Seeking Picasso’ in which I was a finalist.

In week 3 the theme was ‘A Troubled World’ and the painting I produced was inspired by the situation in Afghanistan at the time and the metaphor of the poppy and its association with war.

Here are some images of the preliminary work behind the piece: Continue reading

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Poppy cushions in Tyne and Wear’s Discovery Museum

The Discovery Museum in Newcastle will be exhibiting and selling my Poppy Cushions in their gift shop to coincide with World War One Centenary events. Continue reading

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