'Collect (kuh-lekt) : to gather together; assemble, to accumulate; make a collection of; ie: to collect stamps.

Having always been interested by the things people choose to collect such as butterflies, stamps, postcards, flowers. I can remember when I was a child being fascinated by collections of butterflies and insects pinned inside glass cases but never actually liking the fact they were real.

I decided to make my own handmade collection of paper butterflies created on lightweight paper using watercolour pencils and mixed media.

Please note NO butterflies were harmed in the creation of this collection!