Butterflies, Uncategorized

Piano Key Butterfly Painting

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© Letizia Morley 2017

The latest in my series of butterfly paintings. Here is the Piano Key butterfly, scientific name Heliconius Melpomene. It is native to central and South
America and is also known as the Postman Butterfly. Most often this butterfly is just red, black and white but I found a reference photo with blue accents that make it extra exotic. This is a digital painting done in the Procreate app for iPad Pro.  Continue reading

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Digital paintings, Uncategorized

Starry Night Cracker Butterfly (digital painting)

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© Letizia Morley 2017

Digital painting of a Starry Night Cracker Butterfly, scientific name: Hamadryas laodamia. It can be found from Mexico all the way to the Amazon basin. I really really love the juxtaposition of the dark blue and light blue areas, as well as the even spacing of the light blue patches. Such a stunning butterfly.

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