Insects are rarely regarded as beautiful creatures, but these illustrations show that this misconception is seriously misguided.
Bees' social roles change as they age. This digital drawing was created for the National Science Foundation for their web site on FIBR grants, encouraging cross-discipline research. This particular research combines genomics, behavioral research, mathematics and computer science.
This acrylic painting of a dragonfly was created for the National Science Foundation for a special report highlighting science using sensor technology to follow the movement of different animals. Scientists have created tracking devices small enough and light enough to sit on a flying dragonflies back.
This watercolor painting shows Fauna and Flora of the Redwood Forest Floor: Longhorn Flower beetles enjoy the sorrel and violets growing among the litter of redwood trees.
A swallowtail butterfly painted in watercolor.
A blue azure butterfly drawn in color pencil.

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