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Chequered Skipper Butterflies

Chequered Skipper Butterflies

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This is a small watercolor and ink work that is part of a series of butterflies rare as well as commonplace, found in the British Isles. I have adored and been fascinated with these beautiful and ethereal insects as a child and their magic never fades.

This small, fast-flying butterfly is now restricted to damp grassy habitats in western Scotland

The Chequered Skipper died out from England in 1976 and re-establishment trials have taken place since 1990. In Scotland, there are thought to be about ten core areas and there have been no obvious recent changes in range. I painted these butterflies flitting amongst Purple Moor-grass and False Brome, both grasses vital as their food source.

Fabriano 185lb watercolour paper Painting size 4.75'' x 6.75'', Total size with white mount and black frame :9.50'' x 13''

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W 9.45" x H 12.99"
W 24.00 cm x H 33.00 cm
Fabriano Classico 5 140lb Satinata (HP) watercolour paper
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About the Artist

Apart from an Art 'A' level, I am self-taught. The pleasure I gain and the passion I feel for my work hopefully comes across in the varied subject matter and vibrant colours you can find in my paintings Growing up in a small village in Cambridgeshire I spent long days walking and cycling out in...

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