I really loved doing this, the details of the face are great and all the hair was fun to do. I love macro pictures of insects as they have such facinating details to them. You can even see all the pollen that has stuck to the bee. I wanted to do one which had really great eye detail, which this photo definatly has.
This has been done with coloured pencils on coloured textured paper.
I drew this from this photo
There's loads of amazing macro photography in his gallery, so take a look around.
This is part of a hive of bees I'm drawing for a new resturant. Here's some of the othersBecome a patron of my work and together we can create something beautiful www.patreon.com/user?u=2667878…