Author Archives: Starr

Cora, victorian praying mantis

This is Cora and her pet rhino beetle, haven’t named him yet…. Got any suggestions?

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Ophelia, victorian praying mantis

This is Ophelia (I seem to want to name everything even remotely aquatic Ophelia). I suppose if praying mantises were aquatic in 1874 this might be what they’d look like.

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Tattoo specimen alphabet book

Some time back I started a tattoo alphabet book project. Over the course of a year, and with the help of some lovely people offering up their skin, I tattooed an image for each letter…. That was the easy part. … Continue reading

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WIP shots of Geraldine, victorian praying mantis painting

All done! #victorianmantis #painting #prettybugs Continue reading

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Pretty maids all in a row

Pretty maids all in a row Continue reading

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What am I doing?

I’ve been silent… but busy. Lurking in the shadows covered in paint splatters, brushes akimbo, making messes all over the house. I’ve been amusing myself greatly steadily churning out one painting after another and keeping them all to myself (mostly). … Continue reading

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Earbuds up your nose turns an open mouth into a speaker #earbuds #funatwork

Earbuds up your nose turns an open mouth into a speaker #earbuds #funatwork Continue reading

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sneak peek 1

Sneak peek at one of the victorian praying mantis paintings I’ve been working on. I’ve been pushing myself to make every one better than the last, sometimes I succeed…. sometimes I’m not sure . I’ve been invested in this project … Continue reading

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Lillian painting in Antennae of Inspiration: The Insect Art Project

“Antennae of Inspiration: The Insect Art Project” by Out Of Step Books is available here. It’s a pretty huge book full of the most awesome art from all over the world. Proceeds go to school art classrooms. They also have a … Continue reading

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WIP hair accessory!

WIP hair accessory! Continue reading

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