This past March I had the pleasure of participating in the 2008 Washington Home & Garden Show hosted at the new DC Convention Center. My overall goal for the show was to paint a spring-themed mural throughout the 4-day expo. I chose the theme of butterflies because I wanted to do something colorful and somewhat unexpected in its arrangement. The result is something I was really proud of- and quite the show stopper!
It began with a blank wall:
One by one, I added butterflies. I used actual pictures of butterflies I found online to help me paint them accurately.
< Despite working on the butterfly mural tirelessly throughout the show, I was amazed at the number of questions I got asking: A) 'Did you do that freehand?' or B) 'Did you use stencils?'...
The Butterfly mural at the end of Day 4: