Have a look at this stunning painting Vanitas skull by Chris Jones. It was done during a period of a few years, when Chris was interested in paintings on the theme of extinction and environmental collapse. Most involved the use of butterflies in a variety of symbolic ways. Chris is a full-time professional artist known for realistic oil paintings of poultry and wildlife subjects – particularly chickens. He works in a highly realistic style usually in oils. In recent years Chris has become most recognized for his images of chickens.
Be sure to visit Chris online to see more of his amazing paintings: