Bumblebees of The Peak District
Posted 2 years ago and submitted by Becca Thorne | Share link: http://illo.cc/83368

My newest print, showing the nine bumblebee species resident in the UK Peak District, was inspired by my BeeWalks for The Bumblebee Conservation Trust. At the centre is the infamous Bilberry Bumblebee, one of the UK’s rarest bumbles and the focus of the BBCT’s Pollinating the Peak conservation project.

The print is compiled of eight individual chine-colle linocuts, and presented as a high quality A3 giclee on Hahnemuhle etching paper. It’s is available through my Etsy shop.

Becca Thorne
Bristol, United Kingdom

I’m a linocut specialist, and my work is frequently used to illustrate historical books and editorials which require a medieval or Tudor woodcut look. Much of my inspiration co… Show more.

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Winner of the HarperColiins/Saatchi Gallery Book Cover Design Competition 2008, Finalist 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize: Art & Music, AOI Images 32, AOI Images 33, World Illustratio…
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