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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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