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.
All done! #victorianmantis #painting #prettybugs
Pretty maids all in a row
“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 cephalopod book,
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
Most artists I know have a few themes they revolve around. Even those that struggle with the idea that they have no ‘style’ or unifying theme to their work… they usually do. Simply put we create the things we like. I like