Tantalizer 335: Pocket money - From New Scientist #886, 21st February 1974 [link] Teddy and his brothers have set their hearts on a paint-box, a fire-engine, and a space-gun. So, when th...
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:
Posted by Caroline at 11/20/2006 09:22:00 am