Axolotl Queen Picture

This work has some meaning behind it. The axolotl is a type of salamander that lives its life in a neotenic state, or in other words, it never completely metamorphosizes into an adult salamander. It kind of stays as a tadpole and must live in water.

So I figure that humans are kind of like axolotls in that we have this idea of what humanity is or should be, but we live our entire lives content with swimming in a dark cave. The butterflies symbolize instances of humanity in the form of selflessness, self-sacrifice, kindness, however they are not quite tangible, and live only in the sky, fluttering about. A rare occurrence.

EDIT: No longer WIP. Well, I may tweak it later... I dunno.

I haven't really worked on this since Wednesday afternoon, before I got sick.
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