No Milk No Butterfly

Curious why a butterfly is called a butterfly I looked it up & read that it could be because they excrete a liquid similar to butter. My poetic mind and love of myths nevertheless prefers the story that witches took on the shape of butterflies to steal milk and butter.

 

 

In the Process

"No Milk No Butterfly"
Oil on 49 Falter Newspapers
245 x 360,5 cm
XII 22 - XII 23

Watch this event to see the development of a painting and poem created over a period of one year from October 2022 to October 2023

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