BUTTERFLY

Butterflies offer a world of options when it comes to color and texture. Their wings are velvety and iridescent, allowing for an opportunity to use vivid colors that softly blend together. For the shiny body, burnishing colors together works best; for the hairy areas, use short, linear strokes. This single subject offers many techniques and possibilities for an artist to explore.

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Lemon yellow

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Yellow-orange

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Pumpkin orange

Tuscan red

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