Specimen NC 259 | Clouded Yellow Butterfly
These Butterflies have a wingspan of 1.8–2.1 in. This strong-flying butterfly always settles with its wings closed and so the dark borders on the uppersides of the wings are only visible when in flight.
to the Museum of York County
for their generous permission to paint right there in their Naturalist Center—so I could experience these beautiful creations up close and personal.
Specimen NC 259
Clouded Yellow Butterfly
oil & gold leaf on wood
4 in (round)