Studying Studying Studying!!! Ahhh it keeps getting more and more intense. But in rough times Vivekanada guides me “All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.”
Shield Bugs, 2012
(L-R Hawthorne, unspecified Indian, Forest, Common Green)
A small selection of shield bugs from the pages upon pages of insects I’ve been drawing recently. Going for the whole museum collection look. One project aim is to have loads of bugs drawn out to print into a huge piece. This can then be separated out into different individual collections based on species, colour etc. These are really just meant to emphasise intricacy, colour and detail over anything else.
(Copyright for these illustrations is mine)
General anatomy of the abdominothoracic region and its organs, including the female generative organs.
Anatomie Methodique, ou, Organographie Humaine. Jean-Baptiste Sarlandière, 1829.
Cheek-Pouches of the Macaque Monkey
The macaques, mandrills, mangabeys, and baboons, all have cheek pouches for food storage. They use the pouches while foraging in the same way that hamsters do.
The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity, Considered from the Standpoint of Development and Comparative Anatomy. George S. Huntington, 1903.