Seven-Spot Ladybird by Margot Stinton
The name "ladybird" originated in the Middle Ages when the insects were known as the "beetle of Our Lady". They were named after the Virgin Mary, who in early religious paintings was often shown wearing a red cloak. The spots of the seven spot ladybird were said to symbolise seven joys and seven sorrows.
About the Artist
I am intrigued by peoples’ faces and the interior of the mind, these themes motivate me to draw and paint. I have a deep interest for human nature in all its forms, I hope these feeling come through in my drawings and paintings. I have blended my creativity for portraits, which reveals the soul of…View full profile