Sunday, August 29, 2010

Artful Journaling Explorations - Butterfly


Artful Journaling Explorations - Butterfly
Originally uploaded by Cheryl Gebhart


I used tissue paper to create the texture in the background of this painting, put on while the paint was wet. I painted this from this photo I took several years ago while visiting good friends in Tennessee - the lilac bush is in their back yard:

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

3 comments:

Kathy A. Johnson said...

So pretty, Cheryl! Wasn't this class awesome?

plaid petunia said...

Beautiful!

Anne Gaal said...

Hi, Cheryl! Love your watercolor journal! It is so amazing! Gorgeous butterfly and I love that you were inspired by your own photo! How cool! And it is a great photo, too! :-)