Beetles | 2018
Beetles | Recycled Paper, Wire and Thread | 18cm x 18cm x 5cm | 2018.
A life size study of a Goliath Beetle, a huge species of beetle that can be found in western equatorial Africa.
Each insect starts life as a tight roll of paper which is hand carve like a piece of wood to create their 3D bodies. Their shells are cut from paper and attached to the bodies before wire legs wrapped with thread are attached. Some insects are painted using water colours to create a particular pattern and others make use of the colours and textures I find already printed in the books and magazine I've collected.
The frame is handmade from recycled wood and perspex. It has a wire on the back so it will hang from a wall or can stand on a shelf or mantel piece.
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