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the texture of these pods almost look identical to each other like a repeat pattern the colours are blends of green and brown

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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.

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Turning Nature’s Pages by Kevin Hedquist was photo of the day on Thursday, 31st March 2011. Via @jackhenrykraven

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we begin – with line

The line used to create this pinecone make the image very detailed yet simple. This is currently being used for a jewellery design that could be used for making a jewellery piece later. Also watch pinecone drawing video here:

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This image reminds me of something you would look at under a microscope such as cells or organisms. It is such a simple image yet it seems to hold a lot of detail. I think this topic could be a great starting point for a project. This image could create such a great abstract pattern. The monochrome colours give it a very modern feel but it still maintains its natural element.

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Incredible ANT-ics! Close-up photography shows the amazing strength of these tiny insects

The ants demonstrate their power by balancing giant seed pods from a Mimosa tree above their heads

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