Blue Poppy of Tibet
I found this blue poppy at 13,000 feet in the mountains of Tibet and sat right down to paint it. It lives in a harsh climate and the plant had adapted to protect itself by having thorns everywhere – even on the flower itself.
First three photos
Dyed silk on canvas. 12 x 24.
Last two photos
Watercolor on hot press paper. Unframed 16 x 20