Have you ever laid down on the ground on a warm and sunny day, perhaps on a patch of grassland or a field, and watched the flowers or grasses from the worm’s-eye-view? I used to do this a lot as a kid and could become totally obsessed with the details and the colors. Red poppies were my favorites, as they grew in large numbers along the fields on my grandparents’ farm. The painting is a piece of memory of these days.

Below are a few minutes of the painting process: