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Throwback Art Thursday

The Butterfly with an Attitude

When I started creating again in 2012, I decided to try digital art. I taught myself this fantastic ArtRage software using a bamboo pen and a Wacom tablet. One of my earliest digital creations, “The Butterfly with an Attitude,” holds a special place in my heart. This piece marks the beginning of my journey into digital art and symbolizes my artistic transformation and growth.

Digital art was a new realm for me, a space where creativity met technology. ArtRage, with its intuitive interface and versatile tools, became my playground. Though simple, the bamboo pen and tablet felt like an extension of my hand, allowing me to bring my visions to life with every stroke.

“The Butterfly with an Attitude” emerged from a desire to push boundaries and challenge the conventional perceptions of beauty and elegance typically associated with butterflies. Instead of a delicate, fragile creature, I envisioned a butterfly that exuded confidence and a bit of sass. Bold colors, sharp lines, and a fierce expression set this butterfly apart, uniquely representing strength and individuality.

Reflecting on this artwork now reminds me how far I’ve come since those early days. “The Butterfly with an Attitude” is not just a piece of art; it’s a testament to my dedication to learning and evolving as an artist. It’s a throwback that reminds me to always stay true to my unique voice and never shy away from boldly expressing my creativity.

As I share this piece with you today, I hope it inspires you to embrace your creative passions and explore new mediums. Whether you’re an aspiring artist or looking to rekindle your creative spirit, remember that every masterpiece starts with a single stroke. Keep creating, experimenting, and, most importantly, believing in your artistic journey.

Stay tuned for more Throwback Art Thursday posts, and if you’re interested in purchasing this sassy butterfly on a poster or any other product, please visit my Zazzle store here:

Happy creating!

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