Thursday, May 3, 2012

Cattleya Orchid

Cattleyas are found in the American tropics from Mexico to Brazil.  Also known as Mother Orchid, Symbol of Hawaiian Royalty.
11x14 Watercolor on Aquabord, sealed with UV-Resistant Archival matte varnish so no glass needed.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Bog Copper male - NFS

A North American butterfly which spends his lifetime in a single acid cranberry bog.  They are 7/8" to 1" and are hard to catch because of their habitat.  But if you sit quietly for a while, they might light on your shoulder.
8x10 watercolor on aquabord.