This image in brilliant blues is of the metallic leaf beetle. So dazzling it seems almost impossible that it's real, this beautiful creature showcases some of the kaleidoscopic potential of the natural world. Seen here turned on its back to expose the intricacies of its underside.
Painted on Saunders Waterford paper.
"Saunders Waterford is a superior quality, professional watercolour paper, made to the highest quality archival standards.
Acid free and watermarked, this high quality paper is mould-made from 100% rag (cotton) with deckle edges (only on full imperial sheets), and is calcium carbonate buffered for a spectacular finish."
Perfect by itself or placed with the original "Metallic Leaf Beetle" to form a striking pair.
Full Imperial 76.2cm x 55.9cm
Watercolour on paper.