Butterflies on barbs

Butterflies on barbs

This is so appropriate Dawn, you achieved the prickly and the softness of butterflies.

I agree with Carole, an excellent piece of work, Dawn.

Love the delicacy of the butterflies on those gorgeous thistles. Brilliant Dawn.

You have caught the butterflies so well Dawn, lovely colours with the Inktense pencils 😀

This is stunning, Dawn, just stunning!

What a beauty this is Dawn, detail without over working it.

And Congratulations on getting on the top line :)

Thank you everyone. I am so excited to get on the top line. Its like Xmas came early!

This is beautiful Dawn! So delicate.

This really caught my eye Dawn, it's lovely.

lovely detail Dawn

Thank you to everyone who commented on this. You have made me very happy.

Super duper Dawn! Top draw and top line....congratulations, well deserved!


I love butterflies and have painted them frequently, you got a nice touch here........

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Day 25 of Inktober and the prompt is prickly. Inktense and liners on watercolour paper.

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Dawn Halliwell

I started painting in Jan 2016 after the death of my youngest sister. I found it great therapy and still do! I love experimenting with different techniques and media. I mainly work in pastel or oils for pet portraits, but I also enjoy doing ink portraits with the odd landscape thrown in for good…

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