Local butterflies are inspiration for these paintings. I love how the geometry of their wing design is echoed in the circular patterns of labyrinths and Celtic knots.I started this series of silk paintings after taking a field class in butterflies with famous Northwest butterfly expert Bob Pyle.
All paintings are hand painted silk dye on silk, and are 28″ x 22″. Click on thumbnails to see the full image.
These paintings were done as preliminary studies for a pair of 30 foot long silk banners, commissioned by Plymouth Church, Seattle WA. Stay tuned! That’s the next page I’ll be making for you.