Artwork / 2017 / Lucky Beetle

insect art, close up painting of a ladybug seen from the front
Gwenn Seemel
Lucky Beetle
2017
acrylic on panel
3 x 2 inches

Insects bring our focus to the tiny worlds around us. If we let them, they rearrange our perspective and help us to see things anew, like a ladybug making a leaf into a whole plane of existence instead of simply an ephemeral expression of a tree’s chlorophyll. To see the making of this piece, check out my blog.