Thursday, 24 January 2013

Feathers and Butterflies


I love finding feathers and have a small stash of them. On the left is a buzzards feather, then a Jays and a greater spotted woodpecker. I have seen many of these birds around lately and many lapwings in the fields, hunting food.
 
Above is a study of butterflies and their caterpillar food plants.
Common blue with birdsfoot trefoil,
orange tip with ladies smock and
dark green fritillary with a common violet.
Next I'll be working on a large painting of species to be found in a Welsh upland oakwood. All these are for the exhibition at Elan.

12 comments:

  1. Good luck with the exhibition. Looking at these feathers reminds me that spring is just around the corner (I hope).

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  2. Thanks Bella,can't wait for spring too xx

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  3. Que hermosura de trabajos Claire!!, el de las plumas es exquisito!!, un abrazo.

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  4. These are lovely claire, just found your blog.

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  5. These are lovely claire, just found your blog.

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  6. Your work is lovely, so delicate. Very nice.

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    www.dressingken.com

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  7. This is great combination between feather and butterflies. Boths are great part of our nature. Caralia Brachiata

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