Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Dragonfly 14x18 oil on linen
I have been having some fun adding the element of "little critters" to my recent paintings. I've added a hummingbird to one, some butterflies to another and now a dragonfly... It is like bringing a bit more of nature into the mix. I really like it and will continue to work more on this path.
I know I'm a bit inexperienced at painting these things but I hope it will get a bit easier as I continue to do more of it.
I hope you like the inclusion of these little bits of life!
While researching the dragonfly I learned some very interesting facts about them....did you know a Dragonfly can fly up to 35 mph? They can hover for up to a minute and fly in any direction including backwards? The government is studying the dragonfly because they believe them to be the best example for creating a flying drone! Oh, and they also eat mosquitos!! Certainly a creature worth admiring!