"Seven white butterflies
In a hurry
Look how they bang the pages
of their wings as they fly."----Mary Oliver
Done on watercolor paper. I had been playing around with adding Liquitex's natural sand texture gel as a base. It left a really cool surface but probably not the easiest for me to paint on.
Her name is Mother Moon and she is the keeper of the seven butterflies, the seven blessings. Each night she releases them into the world where they fly to those in need of a bit of help. As she sets them free she prays that they make it safely to their destination, she prays for those waiting, dreaming in their beds for a sign, a shimmer of hope.