I’ve done paintings of butterflies before, so this was an opportunity to revisit the anatomy of these beautiful, wildly varied creatures.
The butterfly museum was wonderfully done. It was very informative and the area where the butterflies were was huge and beautiful.
Got the patterns on half of this one, but got the full shape. While watching the butterflies, I noticed a few more things about how butterflies are put together. Like how the proboscis hangs out and curls under, how the wings are made up of two main parts and how the thoracic portion (I think that’s what it was called) angles down relative to the head.
So, here’s where the “whispers” come in: