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Butterfly Coloring Pages
Beautiful Moth and Butterfly Coloring Pages
Butterfly coloring pages are favorites of children and adults who love nature. I adore butterflies; I photograph moths and butterflies that visit the flowers in my garden.
I've photographed hundreds of insects, animals and birds in our garden over the past 10 years, and I use my nature photographs to design gifts and crafts for family and friends.My nature photos serve as reference models when I draw or paint. One thing I love to do is create original coloring pages and clipart for my web sites..
Enjoy this showcase collection of my favorite butterfly coloring pages, books, and photographs.
Illustrations and photographs shown on this page are my original art and protected by copyright; they may be used for personal use.
Beautiful Butterflies - Fluttering Flowers
The Beauty of Butterflies Inspires Artists
Butterflies inspire artists in all media - jewelry artists, stained glass designers, fabric artists and costume designers. We love to decorate with them, and you can find winged insect designs printed on just about anything you like: apparel, home décor fabrics, posters and prints, stickers, garden ornaments and of course, coloring books.
In my gardens, I choose annual and perennial flowers known to attract my favorite species, like this yellow swallowtail resting on a red zinnia.The intricate colors and patterns of insect wings are fascinating and exotic almost as though Mother Nature gave flowers the ability to fly in the form of lepidoptera.
Drawn from a Photograph at Homeschool-Activities.com
Butterfly on Flower
One of my favorite homeschool resources sites published a lesson plan about the lifecycle of butterflies, complete with lovely photos.
Sonya Chappell and her daughter, Catherine, of Homeschool-Activities.com graciously granted me permission to use one of the photographic pictures on that site to draw a new nature study craft page for my web site.
Unique Printables - Gorgeous art made by you - butterflies coloring sheets
Kendall Bohn Winged Adventure - Artist Drawn Fantasy Butterflies
Learning about butterflies must include the story of caterpillars, and this book is one of the best!
Kendall Bohn is fine artist who also publishes high quality art coloring books for adults and teens This winged adventure book is one of my favorite books in his collection of more than a dozen volumes published by Kaleidoscopia.
Butterfly Design Poster Printable
19 Butterflies Poster Design
Gorgeous and complicated design coloring page for adults and older kids (shown above),
Nineteen butterflies in different sizes and positions adorn this printable Adobe PDF sheet you can fit on standard paper or bump up a bit on a copier or large format printer to make a jumbo poster.
Imagine a set of 4 prints arranged 2 over 2 like a window to create mural effect, each one colored differently, or perhaps just left in black and white.
5 Fabulous Sites for Lepidoptera Lovers - These Cute Flying Bugs are Flowers That Can Fly!
Butterfly Printable Sheets
Enjoy these printable coloring pages - if you are really in love with butterflies you can make coloring crafts from your favorite pictures.
- Life Cycle Of A Butterfly
Free life cycle of printable with fascinating facts, beautiful pictures and activities for all ages.
- Printable Line Art Drawing
Free printable summer insect coloring book page.
- Butterfly Art Coloring Sheets
A beautiful selection of butterfly art sheets to color in.
- Large butterfly image
Large line drawing coloring page or art template
Wings Coloring Page or Template
Monarch Coloring Page - Printable lifelike design
The much-beloved Monarch flutters in summer gardens all over North America. The monarchs we see during most of the warm months only live for a few weeks; they mate, lay eggs, and another generation replaces them until the final weeks of August or early September.
The last summer monarch brood is a longer-lived and tougher group that will make a long journey to Mexico to spend the winter away from the cold and snow, then they return in spring to begin start the multi-generational summer cycle all over again.
How does that late summer brood know how to find their way to the warm weather south of the border?
Butterfly Mask Printable Pattern
Print out this mask template to make a paper, felt or fabric butterfly eyemask of your very own.
Beautiful Sunflowers Attract Swallowtails
Butterflies - Observe, Identify and Color the pictures to learn about species
An unusual type of butterfly coloring book that will provide hours of art or craft enjoyment, this butterfly color in field guide by Peterson also a naturalist's handbook for insect identification.
Use the guide and included reference stickers to identify butterflies in nature, then color in to help reinforce your learning experience.
Butterfly Craft Templates and Patterns
Craft templates and patterns are a great source for finding unique coloring pages.
Here's a selection of beautiful butterfly art from craft templates for stained glass and embroidery.
- Mandala Coloring Page - detailed complex mandala coloring page, butterfly design
- Detailed Patterns/Transfers - gorgeous detailed free patterns for embroidery also make beautiful butterfly coloring pages
- Monarch Coloring Page - detailed Monarch coloring sheet
- Stained Glass Template - printable stained glass template is ideal to use as a butterfly coloring page
- Printable Butterfly Pattern - printable design, good for use as a coloring page or craft template
- Patterns for Embroidery - dozens of free printable butterfly drawings designed for embroidery, suitable for coloring arts and crafts
Caterpillar Coloring Pages
Caterpillars are the little ugly ducklings of butterfly development, but many of these larvae are quite interesting and colorful creatures at this earlier stage of the life cycle.
- Caterpillar Coloring Book Page
Free printable caterpillar coloring book page
- Letter C Caterpillar Coloring Page
Online interactive printable letters of the alphabet coloring pages -Letter C Caterpillar color page reader. Letter C Caterpillar coloring sheet can be colored using the mouse or printed to color with crayons, pencils, chalk, markers or paints.
- Caterpillar Coloring Page
Caterpillar Coloring Page features a cute looking caterpillar standing on a half eaten leaf, surrounded by leaves and a flower, quite a simple colouring picture designed for younger children to colour in.
Draw Your Own Butterfly Art
If you enjoy drawing, you can use the photos in this article to get ideas and artistic inspiration.
Camera in hand, I follow the butterflies and moths flying from flower to flower in my garden all summer long, just trying to capture that perfect flying flower portrait.