Butterflies in the Stomach

This softground Series began during a series of Workshops with Eugenio Cecioni.

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This is Japan, my first soft ground, dedicated to the Fukushima disaster.

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Then came the small Butterflies…

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The Tuscan Butterflies is a a watercoloured softground, created using olive flowers.

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while the Butterfly Vortex is both softground and Hardground etching, watercoloured..

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the Three Butterflies is made with the use of Ginkgo Biloba leaves.

I don’t always watercolour this one..

I customized this one with a calligraphy caption I wrote:

The Butterflies are aware of that feeling deep inside of you, that warns you you’re upset.

They don’t exist, but they still help you.

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