A macro image of the back of a beetle. Chrysolina americana also known as a Rosemary Beetle. The rosemary beetle devours the leaves of rosemary, lavender, thyme, sage and some other related plants. It is 8mm long.

✯ Delicate Impression of Nature by adrians_art(http://www.flickr.com/photos/adrians_art/6185294305/in/photostream/)

use blank (eg. insect wings) as inspiration in order to create an abstract composition which uses the principles of pattern & repetition

Occupying and connecting. Frei Otto. The image above by Otto supports his argument that human spontaneous networks of urbanity follow similar patterns to ones formed in nature through the structures of leaves, insect colonies or soap bubbles.

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