Monday, March 9, 2009

Illus. friday: Intricate


+ A wasp nest is a perfect example of how nature can prove to be the most intricate force in life. Not only in it's creation of the wasp, but the wasp's creation of its nest. A very great undertaking, crafted with instinct and precision.
+ Another form of Intricacy is that of evolution. Making subtle but distinct differences, in this case, elongating the abdomen of a wasp in order for it to better access the chambers in its nest when laying it's larva.

8 comments:

  1. I love the symmetry and the intricacy of a bees nest!

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  2. Wonderful naturalist stud Matt! Makes me look forward to Spring and drawing outdoors again.

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  3. Ah, this is a great illio! I love seeing all the different ways that nature inspires people.

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  4. Nature has the best intricate patterns; great job!

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