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Featured on RB’s homepage July 12, 2011

Featured in Fine Art Digital Painters and
Digital Brushstrokes,.

This image involves 3 layers. A simple white background, a vibrant orange & red spray of sumac leaves from a photo I took last fall, and a pretty monarch butterfly.
Artwork processed in Photoshop & Corel Painter X using a Wacom Tablet.
Detail Crop:

Beautiful Bugs


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I love nature, animals & art. I offer on-location, and in studio, family & pet photography sessions in the Bay of Quinte area & commission digital paintings of people & pets worldwide.

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  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansover 5 years ago

    Wow, what a fabulous image Renee, gorgeous bold colours, smashing work hon.

  • Renee Dawson
    Renee Dawsonover 5 years ago

  • janpiller
    janpillerover 5 years ago

    Wow – just perfect! (gee I wish RB would do white frames!) This is so pretty!!

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castroover 5 years ago


  • Kuzeytac
    Kuzeytacover 5 years ago

    SOOOO remarkable!

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 5 years ago

    wow this is amazing!!

  • Thank you very much Tina! I’m so glad you like it as it’s different from what I normally do :)

    – Renee Dawson

  • Nanagahma
    Nanagahmaover 5 years ago

    Nice departure, Renee. Very colorful and creative. I like it!

  • Carolyn Staut
    Carolyn Stautover 5 years ago

    This is so exquisite! Using the white as background makes the leaves and butterfly come forward beautifully. Wonderful work!

  • linifer
    liniferover 5 years ago


  • DJ LeMay
    DJ LeMayover 5 years ago

    OH WOW!! That’s AMAZING, Renee!!

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