Buff Tailed Bumble Bee
Bombus terrestris

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Original Watercolour Painting of a Bumblebee with Fine Art Detail

This is probably a Buff Tailed Bumblebee feeding on Prairie Mallow.  We currently have 24 different species of bumblebee in Britain.  They are a large and furry insect with a distinctive buzzing sound as they fly.  Unlike Honey Bees they do not make honey as they have no need for a larder through the winter.  Instead the queen will hibernate through the colder months and emerges in the spring to start a new nest.

Painting Dimensions

Painting size          16.3cm     x 16.5cm     or     6.4”     x 6.5”
Paper size              31cm         x 23cm         or     12.2”   x 9.1”

Please note that frames and mounts are for illustration purposes only and are not included.

Original Watercolour Painting of a Bumblebee with Fine Art Detail

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Packaging & Materials
I have used an excellent quality watercolour paper and the finest of brushes to produce the tiny details which bring this painting to life.

The painting will be carefully wrapped in cellophane and protected with additional packing.  Likewise I aim for my originals to arrive with you in the same condition that they left me.  I use the Royal Mail’s ‘Signed for Next Day’ or ‘International Tracked’ service.

A bit about me!

I love to capture the life within my paintings and also enjoy working with the watercolour medium to create fine detail.  I am continually adding to my portfolio and draw inspiration from amazing photographers and also the stunning North Devon environment.

Do you want to create your own original watercolour painting of a bumblebee?  Take a look at becoming a member of my online school.  I feel that I have found my niche and I absolutely love teaching others.  Firstly, I find it extremely rewarding to be able to see the progress my students make.  Secondly I enjoy being able to interact directly with fellow wildlife artists.  Thirdly and most importantly I am able to share my love of the watercolour medium.  So take a look on YouTube or become a member and you will see this painting being created or learn how to paint your own version.