Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
-Robert Green Ingersoll
A commission for ~Snapdragonfly-Ink
, for contributing to *HeWhoWalksWithTigers
's FREELAND donation drive.
She asked for a drawing similar to this one: [link]
- featuring a Hunt's bumble bee (Bombus huntii
), representative of ecological health, community, and hope. I decided to go with a slightly different pose, based on iconic imagery of the titan Atlas who supports the heavens. I wanted to represent these important symbolic qualities of the bee as being supported, rather than sacrificed.
Medium: Coloured ink, graphite, and ball point pen
Artwork is © *MoonsongWolf
This was created for ~Snapdragonfly-Ink
's use only