94) Waiting by Louise Thompson - companion to 94bee Nomada fucata, the Painted Nomad Bee

140 GBP

Researching the Painted Nomad Bee was fascinating; it waits for another type of bee to leave its underground nest and then takes over laying its eggs in there.

In the print I wanted to create the texture of the chalky soil of its habitat and also show some the flowers that it visits for pollen, Buttercup and common dogwood. The Bee is watching and waiting for its chance to enter the burrow.

Collagraph and chine colle print

Companion to Lydia’s 94bee - seen in the last picture.

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