I would love to do this with the real moths and a skull under glass.
"The Future Eaters"
Vanitas with owl, Anonymous, 17th century
ANIMAL ART | Owl Art 2
Herman Henstenburgh, Vanitas, c. 1700 Vanitas: The Latin word means "vanity" and loosely translated corresponds to the meaninglessness of earthly life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.
Memento Mori by Txema Yeste for Numéro China April 2012
Edwaert Collier (Países Bajos, 1642-1708). Vanitas, natura morta con teschio, 1663 (detail).
Vanitas vanitatum, omnia vanitas. (Vanity of vanities, all is vanity) Guido Mocafico, 2007
Concept - Vanitas Still Life
Audrey Flack is a member of the SACI Artists Council: http://saci-florence.edu/8-category-about-saci/39-page-artists-council.php
SACI Artists & Designers Council
Vanitas Still Life by Philippe de Champaigne (1602-1674)
Silence. Le Monde d'Hermès n°61 Photo: Julia Hetta. This reminds me of my daughters art, such an incredible eye it takes to paint glass and water