Scotch Argus Butterflies on Heath Flowers
Part of an ongoing series of small watercolours depicting butterflies of the British Isles.
I enjoy the fine detail of the insect and find a typical example of the plant each butterfly feeds on , which will also create a lively composition.
The pink flower is the Cross-leaved heath (Erica tetrix). The Scotch Argus (Erebia aethiops) is relatively rare and there is a certain poignancy in painting these beautiful creatures.
Painting size, within mount aperture, 4.75 '' x 6.75'' Actual paper size should a larger mount be preferred, 6 '' x 9 '' Mount card perimeter, 8'' x 11.75'' All work is issued with a signed Certificate of Authenticity The painting is backed with artists' greyboard and cellophane wrapped for presentation. Carefully wrapped for postage and dispatched within 12 hours of notice of sale.
W 12.00 cm x H 17.00 cm
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About the Artist
Apart from an 'A' level in Art, I am self-taught. I have painted throughout my life and it is a source of joy and constant exploration for me. The passion I feel for my work is expressed through my diverse subject matter and vibrant colours. Growing up in a small village in Cambridgeshire I spe...