- 2 August: Marraine Flore - She would be 98 if she was alive.
- 6 August: David
- 13 August: Máire
- 15 August: Véronique
- 28 August: Amy
(and don't forget my name days: 15 August: Sainte Marie, 18 August: Sainte Hélène!)
I've darkened the green above the poppy and I've put in a bit of Schmincke Ruby Red in the centre of the poppy, to give it a bit more oomph. I think I will listen to Brendan's advice and stop tinkering with this painting. All I need to do now is cut it from the board, and sign it! I think I'll do another one straight away with the Ruby Red, just to satisfy my curiosity! (Click on the picture to see it in larger size)
And here is a sample of this famous Ruby Red I've been talking about, just in case you were wondering what it actually looks like!