Remembrance Day

My awesome friend Dot is super-talented! Check out this gorgeous piece of Remembrance Day art, and the sweet story behind it.

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I’ve wanted to paint poppies for a while now, and I finally unpacked my painting supplies, (it was a long month without them!) so I figured it was the perfect time to try it! And it happens to be Remembrance Day in a few days too, so this is extra-good timing.  I painted this for my dad: (Can you see the hidden paper plane in the sky? I thought that would be an interesting touch!) I used a big, circle piece of mat board as my canvas and acrylics as my paint of choice. My dad’s dad died in World War II, so I think he will extra-appreciate this painting. Here is a write up about my grandfather and his aircrew that went down on Feb 20 1944: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/raf1944/2/bowenjack.html

He was Pilot 2. It’s so crazy to see how young most of these men were when they made such a…

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  1. Busted Button
    Nov 11, 2013 @ 22:13:32

    Thanks bri ❤ love you 🙂

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