This early morning scene represents one of my favourite neighbourhood walks, a path in the Laurel Creek Conservation Area that passes by a meadow, below a pine plantation, through a wetland preserve with pioneer forest beyond, and into a mature Beech-Maple forest. In late summer / early autumn, I often see the Monarch Danaus plexippus alight on slender leaves of the tall wetland grasses.
Wetland Resting Place - Danaus plexippus
Begun in early autumn, 2017, this experimental mixed-media study
was completed in March 2018.
Inspired by the tales nature tells ...