Inspired by the intricate beauty of the Carpenter Bee, this watercolor print captures the strength and grace of this amazing creature. Carpenter Bees belong to the genus Xylocopa and are named for their nesting behavior of burrowing into hard plant material. Most carpenter bees are solitary with rare species living in small social groups with distinct divisions of labor. Painted in stark dark undertones with bright yellow highlights, this print is a minimalistic scientific study.

My Insect Aesthetic collection seeks to draw our attention to the beauty of common insects, both in their visual aesthetic as well as their value within our ecosystem. There is so much beauty even in the things we naturally shy away from.

All giclée prints are created on archival cotton rag, a flat fine art quality paper, printed with a professional printer, and hand-cut in studio.

PRINTED TO ORDER. All giclée prints are created by a local print shop at the time of your order. Please allow 2 weeks processing time.

SHIPPING: Choose Print Size at checkout. Any additional cost or credit for shipping variances will be refunded or invoiced after sale.

Category: Print

Other Pieces in this Collection

Luna Moth
Honey Bee
Carpenter Bee
Bumble Bee