Enigma 440: Three X - From New Scientist #1590, 10th December 1987 [link] In the following division sum most of the digits are missing, but some are replaced by letters. The sam...
Monday, November 20, 2006
This is a butterfly shape cut out of a magazine and then reflected on itself in Painter IX.
Yesterday Kat had a painting of a tree of butterflies it recalled to me that last month on one day I'd spotted what at first I'd thought was a butterfly and then realised was a leaf, and on the next I'd seen a leaf floating in the wind that turned out to be a butterfly. Seeing Kat's picture made me realise that I needed to work more with the idea of butterflies. I've seen lots of collage artists putting wings onto people, often using butterfly wings, and they produce some very beautiful results; but I've never felt inclined to do any myself before.
Maybe this is why: