"Praying mantis and Staghorn beetle" Chinese style

"Praying mantis and Staghorn beetle"  Chinese style

We made it to this point by chair lift. This site had been cleared in readiness for further building and these were used in moving the spoil.

Hang on Studio Wall

saw these items on a visit into China and was struck by the image of a Praying Mantis.

About the Artist
Mike Capenerhurst

Born & lived in Leicester for 30 years before coming to NZ in 1965 with wife and family. Dropped art at school for more "useful" subjects. Interest resurrected upon arriving out here. Started with oils, moved to water colour some 20 years ago.. Have played with etching and like it. Primarily self…

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