Imaginative worlds bursting with color and life can spring forth from a book---C. Novack.
Yes, the butterfly is real and alive.
The idea was inspired by ssilence's "Power of Imagination" [link]
where he uses light in a long exposure shot for his concept of imagination leaping forth from a book. I had one last butterfly concept shot that was going to be my last, but when I saw Ssilence's piece in my devwatch, the muse of inspiration came by and wacked
me on the back side of the head telling me, "You have to do this shot. You have to." So it did
Copyright 2005 C. Novack, no permission granted to reproduce or use any part of the photo.