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Nocturnal Nature (Moths, Hibiscus, Cosmos, etc)

Nocturnal Nature (Moths, Hibiscus, Cosmos, etc)

Piece description from the artist

Each of the flowers depicted in this work were grown in my yard or generously donated by neighbors. I make the compositions at night (otherwise the cyanotype chemistry coated paper would be exposed prematurely) and that plus the dark blue background was the inspiration for the title.

When I was a child I found a deceased luna moth and thought it was the most magical creature. I was happy to incorporate moths into this botanical work and create the illusion of wandering through a garden at night.

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$1,200

Details

Size
30.0" x 22.0"
Medium
watercolor, gouache and cyanotype on watercolor paper

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