Can you paint butterflies and avoid cliche?

This is something I’ve been pondering for years now. I find butterflies so beautiful, I mean, who doesn’t? There are countless photos, designs and artworks based on these wonderful creatures. So much, in fact, that I’ve avoided painting them.

Up until now.

Learn all about it here: cysart.uk/w-morpho-menelaus-in-orange

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. A very bold image, Cy.
    Those contrasting colours – the blue & the orange – rarely appear together, so for the viewer, it’s totally arresting.
    This is going to have a wide appeal.

  2. Thanks Ros, it was fun to paint. The plan is definitely to do more butterfly pieces. I hope you’re coping with the crazy weather!!

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