Gretchen Wagoner just released this gocco print of a mating Hera Buckmoth through The Working Proof to benefit the Jane Goodall Society. I love the simplicity of the colors and the way the print plays with the rough paper. Gretchen says this about her inspiration behind the print:
"I am fascinated with butterflies and knots. My interest lies in the delicate yet resilient characteristics of a butterfly as opposed to the robust and stabilizing mechanisms of a knot. Natural examples of conformity and a deviation – both are symbolically used to describe physical characteristics brought on by strong emotional reactions. Having butterflies or knots in your stomach may physically feel similar but evoke completely different emotional connotations."
Below are some of Gretchen's pieces she is referring to...these pieces will be in a group show at Edge Zones in Miami.