This dragonfly closeup was a bit unsettling to paint, but once I got past its hairy face and thorny legs, I was drawn by its beautiful color variations that look gorgeously iridescent in the sunlight.



Thanks to an awesome photographer, Lawrence Splitter, for generously sharing this photo on Photos For Artists!



11 thoughts on “Dragonfly

  1. You’ve caught the iridescence beautifully. Absolutely gorgeous although being that close to a dragonfly would definitely creep me out πŸ’•

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