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Series B, Week 5

Series B, Week 5


Your Art Class Studies the Heliconius Longwing


The butterfly for the month of February is the Heliconius longwing in the order of lepidoptera. The Heliconius in the colored sample of this lesson has wonderful abstract shapes. Abstract art represents a version of the real world using forms, shapes and colors. In design the abstract form can emphasize or unify. The month of February is a month to abstract and unify. One thing that unifies the Heliconius butterflies is the passion vine and flower which the caterpillars feed on.

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