A Spoonful of Sugar
This queen bumblebee flew through our open bathroom window a couple of weeks ago and appeared too exhausted to take off again. We tried the teaspoon of sugared water trick, but she fell asleep soon afterwards and ended up sending the night on the tiles (!) She was fine again the next morning and flew off confidently with that signature zig-zag. I like to think that she’s well on her way to establishing her nest right now. I hope so :- ) 10 cms square. Oil on canvas board.
About the Artist
I have always loved art and as a child I would frequently be found drawing the trees in the garden. I first worked as a graphic designer and illustrator in London and Dorset for fifteen years. One of my favourite posts was illustrating natural-history display-boards in watercolour & ink for Dorset…View full profile