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Pollinators for Tea 2 - Fertilitate

 

On the sea front at Garrucha harbour thereís a tiny patch of green with an unusual pink passion flower climbing up a lamppost, itís an island in a sea of tarmac. My brother in law was staying with us, we went for a walk along the harbour and as we came closer to this patch of green all I could hear was the buzz of bees drinking the sweet nectar of this unexpected oasis. This particular bee, with her pointy toes and nose and her fur collar looked so sexy, and in a passion flower too! She didnít notice me, she was too busy fertilitating that flower. My highly detailed pencil study was printed onto tea bag paper using archival quality inks. I worked into this with watercolour paints, upcycled threads and wool. Continuing to layer, antique lace form the petals of the flower and a golden foil orb the setting sun. Upcycled fabrics, silk and felted wool, create the back drop for this sexy lil lady! While it's touring this artwork isn't for sale, maybe Iíll put it up for auction or make it available to buy at a later date. As a subscriber youíll be the first to hear if and when this happens. Until then, as a special for subscribers only, you get to put a reserve on it. Simply email me on the link below and I'll add you to the list. Thereís no pressure to buy, it just means youíve told me youíre interested so you get an option to buy. The higher you are on the list the more likely you are to win the option, so donít leave it too long if you really like it!

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