Exotic Butterflies I by © Angela L Walker

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I was inspired to create this abstract-realism series of paintings (two 6″ × 12″ gallery wrapped canvases) after watching a movie called Patch Adams .

I’ve always been fascinated with butterflies… they are so very pretty. What really amazes me the most is their metamorphosis from this little crawly thing to a fragile, fluttering display of sheer beauty.

In Wikipedia, it says “…according to some sources, the butterfly was once seen in Japan as the personification of a person’s soul; whether they be living, dying, or already dead. In Chinese culture, two butterflies flying together symbolize love. In some old cultures, butterflies also symbolize rebirth after being inside a cocoon for a period of time. Culturally, butterflies are a popular motif in the visual and literary arts.”

This is a painting made with fluid and heavy body acrylics, watercolor, acrylic dyes, and ink on 6″ × 12″ gallery wrapped canvas.

I’m an abstract-expressionist painter… a mixed media, encaustic, collage artist who uses a non-objective, emotive style of creative expression and visual messaging. I create to survive, to LIVE with more JOY and less pain. ART (plus faith in God) is what sustains me.

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  • Colleen2012
    Colleen2012over 2 years ago

    Great work Angela.
    Love Colleen2012

  • Susan Duffey
    Susan Duffeyover 2 years ago

    A very attractive pair

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 2 years ago

    Just Gorgeous! This would make a Great Bookmark:-)

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    This is gorgeous Angela. Beautifullydone.

  • MarieG
    MarieGover 2 years ago

    Amazing series Angela…love this one!!

  • Alison Pearce
    Alison Pearceabout 2 years ago


    LESLEY Babout 2 years ago

    Oh absolutly gorgeous, I love the brilliant colour choise /design, BEAUTIFUL … xox Lesley xox …

  • Lynn Moore
    Lynn Mooreabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful as always Angela. Love the purple and the butterflies, all the line work. All of it! You are so gifted.

  • rosalin
    rosalinabout 2 years ago

    LOVE IT ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

  • flyrod
    flyrodabout 2 years ago

    Outstanding pattern

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