Wildlife paintings, portraits & pet portraits by New Zealand Artist Karen Neal

"Common Copper"

(New Zealand Native Butterfly)


SCRATCHBOARD & METALLIC INKS, 5x5in

A scratchboard & inkpainting of a male Common Copper, a native New Zealand butterfly.
This was a photograph I took in my own garden. An open country Butterfly that is seen in most types of habitat, from sub-alpine tussocklands to coastal dunes

Open Edition Giclee Prints soon available at Image Vault Prints

New Zealand Butterfly painting, Common Copper by wildlife artist Karen Neal


The original framed

New Zealand Butterfly painting, Common Copper by wildlife artist Karen Neal

A scale to show scale

New Zealand Butterfly painting, Common Copper by wildlife artist Karen Neal

Two butterfly paintings destined for Art Expo Nelson, the other painting on the left is of a Boulder Copper, very similar to the Common Copper but commonly found in tussocky country and braided rivers.

Floated on a black metallic matboard and framed in a beautiful olde wooden frame with ochre hues

 


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