lisa lloyd paper bee.jpg
lisa lloyd paper bee.jpg


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As seen on Countryfile BBC1, air date April 28th.

Description: this is a photograph of the original paper model, texture on the body is made from thousands of hand cut paper tabs.

Signed, numbered and dated. Limited edition of 50 prints.

Full colour archival Giclee print on Innova white paper stock.

Medium dimensions: 29cm x 29cm.

Large dimensions: 50cm x 50cm

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This is my first paper model for a new personal project: a series of insects inspired by fashion designers and victorian entomological illustrations. I was first inspired to do this when I submitted an idea for a Thames and Hudson book on paper craft.

We were asked to create a design based on the permanent collections at the V&A. For this bee I have been really inspired by Mary Karantzou 'resort 2018' collection. Such beautiful and inspiring work, I love her use of pattern, texture and colour.