This watercolor illustration features a comet moth, or Madagascan moon moth, on a flowering branch. The comet moth is one of the world's largest silk moths, and lives for only 4 or 5 days after becoming an adult.
I am a freelance science illustrator currently living in upstate NY, working as the Bartels science illustrator at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
I grew up in Michigan, fascinated by the environments and living things that surrounded me. From the start, I loved to recreate animals on paper (as a kid, drawing and redrawing scenes from The Lion King dozens of times), but it took a while until I approached nature in a scientific way.
In college, I took a field course in bird biology. I learned to name and differentiate over one hundred creatures I hadn’t previously ...
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