DescriptionDid you know butterflies are solar powered? Or that they can see more colors than humans? The American Painted Lady migrates independent of seasonal changes and can travel 100 miles a day at almost 30MPH. The American Painted Lady might be the most cold tolerant of all painted ladies and their close relative, the Red Admiral. It is believed that they overwinter in northern US.An Irish Blessing: May the winds of the butterfly kiss the sun and find your shoulder to light on to bring you luck, happiness and riches today, tomorrow and beyond.9x12 watercolor on aquabord.
Joan L. Mester, United States Member Since January 2010 Artist Statement Married, 9 grandchildren. I live in NY and go to warm FL in the winter. As I am typing this in FL, the temp. outside in 40 degrees. BURR. I am a watercolor artist who enjoys the intricate process of drawing a detailed realistic sketch, especially with intimate landscapes. I strive to better understand the varied techniques which can be applied to watercolors.