Friday, January 8, 2010

Old World Swallowtail

I painted this Old World Swallowtail from a photo by Maria Kvarnbäck. This species of butterfly usually feeds on Wild Angelica and Milk Parsley but this specimen chose a thistle to sit on.


The romantic query letter and the happy-ever-after said...

It's stunning, both delicate and beautiful
Every happiness to you and yours in 2010.
Warm regards,

Øivind Egeland said...

Beautiful work, as always. It's really the star of the butterflies in our parts of the world.

Måns Sjöberg said...

Thanks for your commnts! And a happy 2010!