I arrived at the concept for this painting very quickly, but once getting involved in some considerable detail (and getting carried away with it), the painting wasn’t to be finished for some four weeks or so…..!

A green butterfly emerges from a crystalline egg-shaped geode in space to form a new form of life;
The cameras are there to represent mans irrepressible desire to record new events.

Acrylic painting on masonite. 24 inches X 36 inches

This painting is for sale – please contact the artist here

A figurative artist, Chris started out as an illustrator, later to become a figurative painter, focusing mainly on portraits.

Chris has exhibited in several one-man shows, and a few mixed shows in London.

Commissions – Please contact me here: newfeenix@gmail.com

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  • Rebecca Bellamy
    Rebecca Bellamyover 5 years ago

    wonderful imagination

  • Hi Rebecca, many thanks for your comment, and also for hosting my work also!! Chris :)

    – Chris Baker

  • brisdon
    brisdonover 5 years ago

    Hello Chris, This celestial Hasselblad type painting is really exciting and wonderfully executed.

    Baird Risdon

  • Hi Baird :) Thank you! The idea for this came when asleep at night (almost as depicted); and I awoke to sketch it out for a minute or so ‘just-in-case-I-forgot’ in the morning…
    The fact I remembered it without needing the sketch meant I had to find time to create the final painting :) Cheers.

    – Chris Baker

  • BenPotter
    BenPotterover 5 years ago


  • Thanks for the Wow! Ben; most kind of you :)

    – Chris Baker

  • MrTAH
    MrTAHabout 5 years ago

    Chris, how did I miss this? This is gorgeous…tah

  • Um… I don’t know Tobey ;) Thanks for your kind compliment though!!

    – Chris Baker

  • raymondoantonio
    raymondoantonioabout 5 years ago


  • Hey, Raymondo!! Many thanks – so are you ;)

    – Chris Baker

  • Kartoon
    Kartoonabout 5 years ago

    magnificent!!!! wow!!!! amazing painting! the more i look at it, the more impressesd and amazed i get!
    yes, the word is bravo!

    funny, i have a piece with the same name in my DreaM gallery, but it’s a whole different world… hehehe… this painting is monumental by all means!

  • Thanks so much, Kartoon :)
    REALLY?? I’ll find your DreaM gallery and check that out (different world, perhaps… but great minds… (as they say ;)

    – Chris Baker

  • Kartoon
    Kartoonabout 5 years ago

    hehe! as they say…
    you’ve been there already and posted a couple of comments (thanks again, btw!) ;)

  • goldylonglocks
    goldylonglocksalmost 5 years ago

    this demands long attention.
    how brilliantly to portray such an idea.
    my head is full of magical visions that i cant possibly put to paper or screen.
    you have a gift.
    thanks for sharing

  • Thanks Mandy :)
    ‘my head is full of magical visions that i cant possibly put to paper’…
    I so well know that situation – I’m in the wrong environment atm…. ;)

    – Chris Baker

  • goldylonglocks
    goldylonglocksalmost 5 years ago

    do we ever get the right environment?

  • Well – One lives in hope! Watch this space ;)))

    – Chris Baker

  • Michael Creese
    Michael Creesealmost 5 years ago

    Very nice! Incredible detail!

  • Thanks Michael – appreciate it :)))

    – Chris Baker

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