Some animals and insects tend to capture the artist's imagination. Then there are the LINES and SHAPES and COLORS that each animal or insect might contain. then there is the magic or gracefulness of certain animals or insects such as the dragon fly or hummingbird or butterfly. Examine Art Nouveau's details. Look at Whistler and his use of the dragon fly motif. Finally look into the leaves and stems of Asian Art for insects crawling and eating and doing what they do.
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