Poppies and wheat field

Title : Poppies and Wheat Field
Artist : Marie-Pascale LE GOFF
Creation date : 2021
Dimensions : 29 x 29 x 3.5 cm
Medium and materials : Oil on canvas painted with a knife

Context and Inspiration

“Poppies and Wheat Field” is a work created in 2021. This painting captures the essence of summer with a golden wheat field dotted with red poppies. Inspired by rural landscapes, I use a warm, bright color palette to evoke a peaceful, sunny scene.

Visual Description

The painting features a field of golden wheat, dotted with bright red poppies. In the background, a grove of greenery adds depth to the composition. The clear blue sky with a few white clouds gives the impression of a sunny day. The stabs add texture and dimension to the work, making the ears of wheat and poppies particularly vivid.

Painting Techniques and Materials

I use the knife painting technique to apply oil to the canvas, creating rich and dynamic textures. The bright colors and details of the ears of wheat and poppies give the work a special depth and luminosity.

Thematic Analysis

“Poppies and Wheat Fields” explores themes of natural beauty, tranquility and the summer season. The warm colors and details of the poppies and wheat invite the viewer to appreciate the simplicity and serenity of nature in summer, evoking feelings of calm and contemplation.