This is Cora and her pet rhino beetle, haven’t named him yet…. Got any suggestions?
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.
Pretty maids all in a row
One of the completed Victorian Mantis paintings. Her name is Lillian and was painted for my husband who really loves his tiger lillies. I have submitted this image for inclusion in the “Antennae of Inspiration: The Insect Art Project” by Out of
I’ve been playing with some different poses and styles and spending lots of time looking at old daguerreotypes trying to figure out how those hairstyles were done! I have decided I really…. really like sausage curls. Here are a few of my preliminary