One way to transfer a complex picture to your canvas is to draw a grid over the reference picture and a matching or proportionate grid on your canvas. Then each little square in the grid becomes a tiny abstract which is easy to replicate.
This gave me the idea for creating this quadtych. What started out as a single reference photo of poppies was drawn on four 5x5 gallery wrap canvases. I think the total effect is charming and a visual treat. It's been a long winter, and I'm ready for some flowers!
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