Plight of the HoneybeeDecember 11, 2014

My latest scroll is titled, “The Plight of the Honeybee”. I have included the initial sketch from my little 5.5 x 3.5 Moleskin sketchbook. Below that is the finished artwork at 12 feet by 3 feet.

I have a  friend who has a nice website all about bees, gardening and cooking, it is called Romancing the Bees. Check out her link here:

If you scroll down her site, you should see her entry on the old custom of “telling the bees”. Apparently, people used to talk to the bees and inform them of family events such as births and deaths. I like this idea.