Queen Cecropia

One night while watching tv, this rather large moth kept flying into our window -. At first I thought it was a bird gone wrong - but at closer inspection I realized it was a really big moth. I took many photos - and this is the result.

This is the first of a few painting I will do of this moth - I could not believe a moth could be so large and so beautiful. I plan to complete a few more - only much larger soon.

I have so many large work so close to completion - I neded a diversion - so I took a few hours to paint this.  Then I buckled down to face the larger peices - really good painting day.