What type of piece is this? Painting Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. For the class, Painting an Allegory. Used photoshop to compose the image of a woman eating a butterfly. The class said to project the image onto the canvas, but I had to free hand it as I had no projector. Then I did an underpainting in raw umber, then several layers to reach the final product. Is the piece for sale? No What are you most proud of? Skin tone, wispy hair bits.