Paper painting of a butterfly escaping the darkness into the light by Elaine Joy Roach

Medium: Paper on Board

Size: 20″ x 15″ approximately

Technique:  Paper Painting

Description:  A paper painting dedicated to give hope to those who find themselves lost in the darkness.  Inspired by the loss of a beloved and “Poor Butterfly.”  I wanted to give both heroes a better ending and find their freedom from their torments.

This paper painting is made completely from a mixture of Japanese tissues, cardstock and natural papers.  I achieved different textures through ripping, cutting and layering.

No colouring or paints were used.


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