Saturday, August 22, 2020

Paper Butterflies

 The last couple of weeks, I took a break from painting things to send to friends, but to just enjoy the act of painting and creating.  Butterflies, with their myriad of textures, colors and personalities have long fascinated me, and I wanted to return to creating them.  But this time I chose to do something a little bit more 3 dimensional, by painting paper wings and bodies and stacking them, almost like little paper sculptures.  I like the way that they came out, and will likely do some more.

These are done with gouache, and little bits of painted jewelry wire for the antennae.