Friday, June 3, 2011

BUZZ postcards

Four Favourite Bumble Bees.
£ 1.00 each or £3.50 for the set of four plus £1.50p postage.
The Buff Tailed Bumble Bee: Bombus terrestris
The Red Tailed Bumble Bee: Bombus lapidarius
The Common Carder Bee: Bombus pascuorum
The Early Bumble Bee: Bombus pratorum

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

BUZZ prints!

At last !!!! New limited edition prints of the images from my BUZZ exhibition are now available:
Please choose from the images below and email me with your request. I print each one individually with great care and attention on beautiful archival paper with the best quality lightfast digital inks. ( I am fussy!)
 terrestris print
The size of the print is 14 x 11.75 inches (370 x 295mm). The image area including title and signature is approx 9 x 9 inches. (230 x 230mm)
Each print is embossed with my “Waving Bee” Logo and numbered, bottom left.
 stamp and number
The edition is limited to 100 of each Bee.The prints come with a certificate and a brief description of the bee!...what more could you ask!
They are 35.00 UK pounds each plus 5.00 UK pounds postage and packing.
You can click on the title of each bee to go to the related blog post over at my Pencil and Leaf blog and read about the bee and see the painting…. sometimes in progress… (sometimes painful.. sometimes not ! :)….)
BUZZ……. Prints …..
Black English Honey Bee - CopyThe Black English Honey Bee, Apis mellifera mellifera
 Buff Tailed Bumble Bee,Bombus terrestris The Buff Tailed Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris
 Common Carder Bee, Bombus pascuorum The Common Carder Bee Bombus pascuorum
 Garden Bumble Bee, Bombus hortorumThe Garden Bumble Bee, Bombus hortorum
Early Bumble Bee, Bombus pratorumThe Early Bumble Bee Bombus pratorum
Red Tailed Bumble Bee, Bombus lapidariusThe Red Tailed or Stone, Bumble BeeBombus lapidarius
White Tailed Bumble Bee, Bombus lucorumThe White Tailed Bumble Bee,  Bombus lucorum
Great Yellow BumblebeeThe Great Yellow Bumble Bee, Bombus distinguendus
Shrill Carder BeeThe Shrill Carder Bee, Bombus sylvarum
Hairy Footed Flower Bee mThe Hairy Footed Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes Male
HairyFooted Flower Bee fThe Hairy Footed Flower Bee, Anthophora plumipes ..Female
Grey mining beeThe Grey or Ashen Mining BeeAndrena cineraria
Girdled Mining BeeThe Girdled Mining Bee Andrena labiata
Tawny Mining BeeThe Tawny Mining Bee Andrena Fulva
Slender Mining Bee The Slender Mining Bee, Lasioglossum calceatum
Ivy BeeThe Ivy Bee, Colletes hedera
Leafcutter BeeThe Leafcutter Bee, Megachile sp
Orchard BeeThe Red Orchard or Mason Bee, Osmia rufa
Woolcarder BeeThe Wool Carder Bee. Anthidium manicatum
White Faced BeeThe White Faced Bee, Hylaeus hyalinatus
Long horned BeeThe Longhorned Bee Eucera longicornis
Snailshell Bee  The Snailshell BeeOsmia spinulosa
Blue Carpenter beeThe Blue Carpenter Bee Ceratina cyanea
Who's homeWho’s home or Whose home? Your local bees in residence!
I hope you find something here you like! More to come soon and a proper Gallery site where you will be able to order online… but for now email me: with your request.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

BUZZ the book Vol 1....

**PLEASE NOTE !!! this is a slim paperback volume just 7 inches square.. not a hardback .. the preview is a bit misleading! There are 40 pages ( ie sides!!) ..

There are 15 bees from the show and some flower notes. You can buy them from me signed for 14.80 UK pounds plus 2.20 p&p. ( I am so sorry but due to a massive price rise from Blurb in October 2011 I have had to incease the price. I will be looking for an alternative supplier!)
The bees featured are:
The Buff Tailed Bumble Bee, Bombus terrestrisThe Red-tailed Bumble Bee, Bombus lapidarius
The Common Carder Bee, Bombus pascuorumThe Great Yellow Bumble Bee, Bombus distinguendusThe Shrill Carder Bee, Bombus sylvarumThe Early Bumble Bee, Bombus pratorumThe Red Orchard Bee, Osmia rufaThe Hairy Footed Flower Bee, ( female) Anthophora plumipesThe Leafcutter Bee, Megachile spThe Grey Mining Bee, Andrena cinerariaThe Tawny Mining Bee, Andrena fulvaThe Slender Mining Bee, Lasioglossum calceatumThe Ivy Bee, Colletes hederae
The Snail Shell Bee, Osmia spinulosa
and three Seasonal Flower note spreads..
You can also buy them direct from Blurb of course, but they will be unsigned and the postage is a bit high!! .. the choice is yours..