Scarlet Lily Beetle


Scarlet Lily Beetle
Lilioceris lilii

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Original Watercolour Insect Illustration – Scarlet Lily Beetle 
Scarlet Lily Beetles – the bane of many a gardener’s life!  The beetle and the grubs will dine mainly on lilies and fritillaries.  They spoil the look of the plant but will also often result in undersized bulbs which may even fail to flower the following year.  That said, they are a stunning subject to paint!

Painting Dimensions
The size of the paper is approx. 29.5 cm x 21.0 cm (11.6″ x 8.3″)
The size of the painting is approx. 14.8 cm x 14.5 cm (5.8″ x 5.7″)

Original Watercolour Insect Illustration - Scarlet Lily Beetle 

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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 learn how to create your own original watercolour insect illustration?   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 may see this painting being created or learn how to paint your own version.