FINALLY we have Clearwings in the badge / magnet collection!!
After some years of thinking about the best way of making them (so that their antennae, legs and "clear" wings don't get lost)... I'm happy with how they look!
Six-belted Clearwing on the "ground" with Bird's-foot Trefoil
Currant Clearwing on currant leaf
Lunar Hornet Clearwing on poplar leaf
Red-belted Clearwing on apple leaf
Fiery Clearwing on dock leaf
And a new framed moth & caterpillar....The Sprawler!
Also I had to make a commission piece with an exceptionally short notice, but I did it!
Small Blue and Green Hairstreak in a frame.
People often don't realise that smaller piece is so much harder to make than a big piece, especially as I MUST get the details right.
Yet, people get a little disappointed that it's only really very small!
Well, it's a little bit bigger than the actual thing, and making things as real as possible is what I do.
I'm very happy with them anyway!
HACHIWARE ART shop will be Butterfly Conservation's AGM in November, so if you would like to inspect my work very closely, please come and visit my stall!