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Monday, February 23, 2009

Butterfly Art


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ My beautiful metal butterfly made some years ago by a Tasmanian artist (whose name escapes me).
He has since passed away, but he had a wonderful studio, open to the public in northern Tasmania, displaying his wonderful array of metal sculptures and objects.
I remember he always loved to dress in black with a heavy gold chain round his neck.
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Blue Monday meme
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Luminous metals
Bright silhouette of colour
Butterfly magic
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13 comments:

Beth P. said...

Gemma--
What exquisite art! Thank you for sharing it with us--and your remembrance of the artist. What an interesting 'costume'! What do you think might have been the significance?

Thanks again--

storyteller said...

Beautiful!
Thanks for sharing ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Gemma
Pretty blue butterfly art!
~Ann :)

Esther Garvi said...

That is really beautiful art!

Smilingsal said...

I love the vibrant colors. Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday.

Sherri S said...

Oh wow! That butterfly is simply STUNNING! Beautiful piece.

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

that is a wonderful piece of art. Simply beautiful.

ellen b said...

Hi Gemma!
Your butterfly is an amazing piece of art. Happy Blue Monday to you...

Marie said...

beautiful art!! the colors are stunning.thanks for sharing.
marie

April said...

Wow! That is gorgeous! Happy Blue Monday!

Sweetie said...

I have never seen anything like this butterfly. It's gorgeous. Happy Blue Monday!
Sweetie

Susan said...

Happy Blue Monday Gemma!

Gorgeous butterfly!

Susan

Elaine said...

Absolutely gorgeous!
Elaine :)

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