heather cowie

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Bone Beetles are again a selection of two ‘species’ of insect to compare similarities and differences. How can they end up looking the same, when the little corals I use for bodies and heads, and the cow and sheep bone spinal disc plates for bodies and torsos are all slightly different (including the radial flanges)?

Echinoid spines, broken sand dollar shells, shell beads and made fimo legs (for one species) complete the list of materials used to make these ‘beetles’.

50 x 40 cm