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Butterfly Artwork

This pastel painting is sold. Note cards and prints are available for purchase.


Canadian Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly  painting in pastel

  Canadian Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Painting in pastel

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approx. size: 6" x 4"- pastel

"Swallowtail & Spirea"

The Canadian tiger swallowtail butterfly (Papilio canadensis) and the bridal wreath spirea (Spiraea prunifolia) are both commonly found in gardens throughout North America.

I chose to paint this insect because of the wonderful coloration and pattern of it's wings. The profusion of spirea blooms created the perfect backdrop.

This painting has found a home in Burlington, Ontario.










Many more wildlife watercolor, acrylic and pastel paintings, graphite pencil, colored pencil and charcoal drawings and sketches of animals and pets can be found in my art gallery. See portraits of dogs, puppy, cats, kitten, horses, pony, fancy rat, birds, elephant, butterfly, rhinoceros, jaguar, moose, raccoon, red fox, rabbit, hare, lion, zebra, owl, wolf and more. Commission an original custom wildlife painting or drawing,  dog portrait, cat portrait, horse portrait or other animal portrait today. These original, hand-made, custom pet portraits and wildlife paintings or animal drawings make wonderful memorial gifts for every dog, cat, horse or animal lover.


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Gift Certificates now available! A custom pet portrait makes a wonderful pet memorial gift!


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