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MONARCH BUTTERFLY ILLUSTRATIONS

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Monarch 1I have a strong attachment to butterflies and years ago I created a series of butterfly paintings that were used on notecards. I am sharing only the Monarch butterfly illustrations here and I’ve included my layout and close-ups.

Art director's notes and layout.

Art director’s notes and layout.

This is a male monarch because of the black spot on the lower wings.

This is a male monarch because of the black spot on the lower wings.

My photo reference.

My photo reference. I “rented” this specimen.

Close up of my painting.

Close up of my painting.

Butterfly Notecards front Butterfly Notecards backMy blog where I describe my technique with a lot more information is at: http://foodartist.wordpress.comButterfly notecards

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I'm an illustrator by profession. At this juncture in my life, I am pursuing my dream of writing and composing music. Every day of my life is precious!

3 thoughts on “MONARCH BUTTERFLY ILLUSTRATIONS

  1. Hi, Judy. Your illustrations are wonderful! I have written and illustrated a children’s book that you might like to see. AMAZING MATILDA: A Monarch’s Tale. You can find it on my blog if you’d like to take a peek: http://www.4writersandreaders.com A fellow butterfly lover, Bette

    • Thank you so much, Bette! I looked at your blog and it is fantastic. I am honored that you bookmarked my stuff and look forward to sharing more butterfly illustrations soon.

  2. p.s. I’ve bookmarked your post! Bette

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