Monday, November 23, 2015

Castiarina sagittaria Beetle Woman

Appearing here for the very first time is Castiarina sagittaria Beetle Woman, a newly discovered Homo-insecta that was recently documented in the Ballarat studio. The Castiarina sagittaria jewel beetle from which she evolved (pictured in the final image below) hails from this part of the world, namely south western Victoria.

The completed painting, Castiarina Sagittaria Beetle Woman (2015, acrylic on wood, 32 x 30 cm) is shown above. Directly below are a series of progress views of the work: