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« on: October 18, 2006 02:00:58 AM »

i love drawing beetles, they're just so varied and interesting in form. so yesterday i thought, "why don't i make some ATCs that look like drawings from an old victorian style book of biological drawings?"
 so i did.
i hope you like my many legged friends.
 

i drew the beetles with a fine line waterproof ink pen, then crumpled the paper and stained it with coffee for an aged look.
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« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2006 02:13:06 AM »

Ooooh, I really like these. Love victorian style drawings  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2006 12:22:01 PM »

Nice! Those look like fun to draw.  I love the attention you paid to the feet.  What did you use for reference?
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« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2006 03:43:38 AM »

i have this little tiny book i bought at the textile museum while visiting Paris, i cant remember what its called right now, but it's just pages of colour photographs of beetle specimens. i also use a large book which i think is called "an inordinate fondness for beetles", from my local library.
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