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Monarch, 24x30, acrylic on panel, $1300 plus s&h to the first asking nicely. And of course, questions can always come to me.

I like to do something new with each painting

So Monarch was no extension - her palette might look familiar (Spector and Obsidian were done with the same colors, a limited palette made up of earthy tones). I wanted to add a bit more variation with blues here - to allude to sky spaces and give a pop for those butterflies. So I added a manganese blue - just a smidge of it - and warmer yellows. I ended up with the most soothing gray greens. I'm really digging this palette.

You can view a larger image of Monarch here, check out the details, even see her installed in a room. 

Now if I could just manifest a literal blue sky here in Michigan, we'de be all set!

Thanks so much for following along with - and supporting - my art journey,
warmly, Kim

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