Tortoiseshell Butterfly

Artist: Briony Howell

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Artwork code: 920-36974
Delivery time: 3-5 working days
  • Size: 7 x 5 x 2 inches (17.8 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm)
  • Watercolour pencil on paper
  • One-Off / Ready to Send
  • Framed

About the artwork

The Small Tortoiseshell is among the most well-known butterflies in Britain. I was inspired by lunchtime walks through the greenbelt area surrounding Gatwick airport. Slightly outside of this area is a bit of peace and tranquilly and is habituated by deer, rabbits, birds and butterflies. The work took a week to create. Emphasis has been made on detail and colour to view the creature in all its glory. I enjoyed adding scales and fur with water soluble pencils. The paintings flat appearance was made by carefully using pencils on top of one another in a gradient and finishing by blending the colours with water and brush. An ethical

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About The Artist

Briony Howell

Briony Howell is an artist and illustrator living in Brighton, East Sussex. She graduated from De Montfort University with a Fine Art degree in 2007 and has participated in exhibitions in London and Brighton and Suffolk. Briony captures in pencil and paint all things interesting. She enjoys observing the world of nature in as much detail as possible. Textures and colours help to bring narrative and weight to the subject matter. Her love of textures and nature has also inspired her ‘Fantastic Beasts’ series, drawing all sorts of animals in as much detail as possible. Education: 2007 BA Hons Fine Art De Monfort University, Leicester UK Exhibitions: July 2019 -Present EJR Creative, Grange Barn Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK Group show... (see more)

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