Full colour step-by-step downloadable pdf lesson for you to print off and follow as you paint. Includes list of materials, easy instructions and extra tips. Butterflies always seem so graceful and calming. And they’re such a delight to spot fluttering about in the garden and among the flowers. I created this painting with the intention of keeping the background a plain orange, however I decided to add the white mandala-type patterns in white over the orange and was quite pleased with the result. You can choose too, if you’d like a plain background or a patterned background.