Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Illustration Friday Topic: Speed


Now that it's spring, soon the dragonflies will be out and about. Because our house is surrounded by protected forest and wetlands (and also have a lake across the street), we get lots of dragonflies. From little to huge; they dart around the yard. They're fun to watch! Now if only we could get rid of the nightmare mobs of mosquitos we'd be all set.

7 comments:

Tony LaRocca said...

So many bug picutres with this subject! I don't know how, but over the years I've become a hell of a bugaphobic. Cool picture, btw.

Rrramone said...

Every year I have a couple of red ones that hover around my pond and dip their tails in it. Some sort of mating thing I think. Great drawing!

Jeff said...

If I'm not mistaken, dragonflies eat mosquitoes.

So keep them about.

Megan said...

Hmmm. A recent thought of mine is to buy dragonflies. I hear there is a place in Mass. that "produces" them. I could buy up a bunch and release them on the property and help curb the problem. It's a thought that seems very creepy and sci-fi though. What if they are mutated monsters that decide to eat us all on the street?

sitboaf said...

i like all the pretty colors. when i was a kid, i used to imagine the red, green and gold dragonflies as tiny flying machines being piloted by 3 miniature airforces.

Colorsonmymind said...

I love dragonflies. This is a great illio. I am so glad your job is going well, and that you are back:)

Megan said...

Thanks Thea! There is comfort in knowing people read what I have to say and are interested in it! :)