Wing of Chrysalides
[Above, taken indoors; below, scan before it was quite dry, or sprayed with an archival fixative. The colours in the one above are more accurate, but I like the softness of the scan. Click for larger size.]
'Wing of Chrysalides,' 2011, 20cm x 27cm, 8" x 10.5", India inks, oil paint, oil pastel, watercolour pencils, Moleskine sketchbook.
He stands between two worlds; he is about to leap. His wing, of chrysalises. In his hand, a green butterfly. He is nearly undifferentiated in the green as he straddles the blue where he is clear.
On him, glued, a piece of a shopping bill: 'Please retain receipt for purpose of completing the online survey.'
Another piece of the receipt, which hangs like a white fish, or perhaps only a rhythm.
Earlier version (scanned). You can see that I re-drew the figure who was sketched in here.