Meet My “Mouserflies”, Wish They were Real

Hi. My name is Lisa Ericson. I am an Artist living and working in Portland, OR. I paint with acrylics on wood panels, and use the tiniest brushes I can find. Since I am interested in the idea of hybrid species, and because I love imagining a very common animal but seems to be a hybrid with another animal also known to us.

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The animal that I have in mind is completely unknown but it roams all around us, fluttering around in the dark and unseen by human eyes.

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Maybe just maybe, they have long been forgotten in the woods, and perhaps they are gathering around tiny scraps or staying for a moment only to enjoy resting on an old can.

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These creatures as I always imagine I call them “mouserfly”. Actually, I just wanted to paint them only once. But, somehow, as I completed painting and had a good look at them, I seemed to be charmed and started to create more of them. Years past by but I still love the idea of making more of them

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