Fragile Beauty by BarbBarcikKeith


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11×15 watercolor and marker on watercolor paper, rough finish (technique on butterfly is called “pointilism”). Original available.

As of 07-08-14, 2446 views and 15 favorited.

CHALLENGES: If it Doesn’t Belong – Butterfly Freedom – Top 10; Painters Universe – Birds, Butterflies and Bugs – Top 10; Pointillism – 2011 1st Challenge – Winner; All Creatures Great & Small – Butterflies – Top 10; Gorgeous Flower Cards – Butterfly & Bloom – Top 10; Retired & Happy – Flowers & Bugs – Top 10; STAR – Butterflies & Dragonflies – Top 10; Midwestern United States Art & Photography – Don’t Bug Me – Top 10; Local Critters – Bugs Life – Top 10;
FEATURES: REDemption; Pointillism; The Silky Touch; Mixed Media; Just Watercolor; Artists Universe; Painters Universe (Permanent Feature Gallery 03-29-12); Love These Creatures; Traditional Mixed Media; Midwestern United States Art & Photography; YOU GOT IT, WE WANT IT; Bees, Butterflies etc.’

  • Complete 07-27-2009 in 15.26 hours spread over 6 days


bbk02400, bugs, butterfly, precision

I love what I do and I do what I love.. been drawing for over 60 years now – I hope I’ve got it right.

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  • jesika
    jesikaover 4 years ago

    very, very beautiful, Barb

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago


  • frozenfa
    frozenfaover 4 years ago

    Awesome, Barb!!! how come so little comments here?! SHEESH!!! i’m going to share with my facebook friends~ this is so cool! initially i thought it was done in color pencil or pastel.. lolz.. prolly due to the textures on her wings.. love this piece!! =D

  • Manolya  F.
    Manolya F.over 4 years ago

  • -Whisper-
    -Whisper-over 4 years ago

    Gorgeous! A very beautiful composition!
    Congrats on your feature!

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    wonderful painting itlooks ready to fly off !!~LIZ

  • Ann J. Sagel
    Ann J. Sagelover 4 years ago

    Really gorgeous.

  • laurav
    lauravover 4 years ago

    Fab image! Well captured!

  • JeffeeArt4u
    JeffeeArt4uover 4 years ago

    I really like your butterfly, all the detail makes it look real. nice work

  • Moonlake
    Moonlakeover 4 years ago

    Wow jaw dropping wonderful

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