Earth Sea and Sky
The Butterfly Blues panel has two beautiful transparent glass Blue Butterflies on it and painted Dandelion clocks and seed heads drawn in powdered Black glass. The background colours used are Turquoise, Amber with lots of frit and confetti pieces to give a textured forground. The Dandelion clocks stand out and there is a little wing detail in Black paint on the two Butterflies. The Butterfly has been tack fused on to give it some form.
Red Admiral with Teasels has a background of Purples, Blues and Sienna. The butterfly has Orange striker glass and painted detail. There is a lot of texture with frit and detail in the Teasels is done with Black powdered glass. The Teasels stand out and the Butterfly has been tack fused as above.
Teasels were once used for carding wool. They have lots of fine ,spiky teeth .
Lily enjoying a paddle in the River
THE BUTTERFLY COLLECTION