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or is it the time of year by engrafi or is it the time of year :iconengrafi:engrafi 0 0 achievement changes you by engrafi achievement changes you :iconengrafi:engrafi 0 0 Vermona Synthesizer, Front by engrafi Vermona Synthesizer, Front :iconengrafi:engrafi 2 0 paths of wisdom by engrafi paths of wisdom :iconengrafi:engrafi 0 0 another bee from 2012 by engrafi another bee from 2012 :iconengrafi:engrafi 2 0 Ludo-1 Draft 0.2 by engrafi Ludo-1 Draft 0.2 :iconengrafi:engrafi 0 0 Butterfly Bus Window 11 by engrafi Butterfly Bus Window 11 :iconengrafi:engrafi 2 0 And Also I Would Try to Touch the Sky by engrafi And Also I Would Try to Touch the Sky :iconengrafi:engrafi 2 0 Butterfly Bus Window 02 by engrafi Butterfly Bus Window 02 :iconengrafi:engrafi 2 0 the angel of migraines by engrafi the angel of migraines :iconengrafi:engrafi 1 0 hot metal by engrafi hot metal :iconengrafi:engrafi 0 0 memories by engrafi memories :iconengrafi:engrafi 0 0 paintbrush 41 by engrafi paintbrush 41 :iconengrafi:engrafi 0 0 paintbrush 37 by engrafi paintbrush 37 :iconengrafi:engrafi 0 0 don't dig them by engrafi don't dig them :iconengrafi:engrafi 1 0 bee with passengers by engrafi bee with passengers :iconengrafi:engrafi 1 2

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So it seems people like bees and butterflies.  (In the last few days, images have been ‘favourited’ by nicolasjolly, OliveArtStation, Jellikat, laurentiusmark93, daianaramona, KatnissEverdeen7, fashioneyes, sonnio, HateMind, ENRAGEDBAKU.  Thanks to all.)

I donʼt really know what the fascination is, or rather, I think there are several different fascinations that combine ... we learn to be wary of insects but find humble bees cute (maybe not so much close up?) because furry, and butterflies beautiful (perhaps more so close up?).  Other people have taken shots of less ‘attractive’ insects and shown remarkable things, but I doubt Iʼll ever get a fly to sit still long enough.  Tired butterflies and hungry bees are easy.

One possible fascination is the ecology of pollination, without which ... bad things.

One other fascination for me is just the exoskeleton.  I canʼt quite imagine being without bones.  But Iʼm trying.  I have got as far as imagining being a sort of four-limbed land octopus.  (I should try that as a self-portrait.)  But I seem to have no reference points for having my muscles attached on the inside of things.  Just possibly it doesnʼt feel very different, apart from not feeling any need for cushions?
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“Artist” huh? what does that mean?
“United Kingdom”? uhh ... Scotland, at a guess?
I can’t deny the “deviant” though; some labels just have to be reclaimed ... even if everyone else is doing it.

All downloadable works here are free for redisplaying and remixing for noncommercial purposes; a credit and link back here would be nice, but I appreciate that isn’t easy from a t-shirt.

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ink-in-the-doorway Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
Thanks for the fave - you have an awesome gallery, keep it up!
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