Monday, May 6, 2019

Butterfly Painting, Nature Art, Watercolor "PHOEBIS PHILEA BUTTERFLY" The Art of Nature, Fine Art by Mindy Lighthipe

The Phoebis philea butterfly is commonly known as the Orange Barred Sulphur. It is found mostly in the tropics but makes its way to Florida where it has 2 broods a year. The painting is done with an underpainting of lavender paint to get form and then the yellow and orange was placed on top of the underpainting. It was an experiment is painting in compliments...... yellow/purple. 


7"x9 " Watercolor on Paper


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