Butterflies represent transformation, change, hope, and an appreciation that life is short and should be savoured. They go from one form to another and in both forms are a productive part of our ecosystem as part of the food system and in pollination.
I am at home painting and using pens; working with ink on paper. I love the spontaneity offered in this medium and take time with details but do not want to overwork or over polish. I strive for a sense of completion that also reflects a sense of movement.
Article on butterflies in Art by Katie White, March, 2022: