Glass katydid

Glass_katydid Last night the Harvard Museum of Natural History held an event to celebrate a new book on Gorongosa by E.O. Wilson and yours truly, and the opening of a photo exhibit highlighting the park’s biological richness. During the evening I met a talented glass sculptor, Wesley Fleming. Turned out that Wesley is yet another artist who uses my photos to inspire his creations. He presented me with a beautiful glass katydid, which he designed based on the photos from one of my books. (Incidentally, a while ago I wrote about a real life glass katydid.)

Please visit Wesley’s website and marvel at his incredible glass sculptures.


3 Comments Add yours

  1. marksolock says:

    Reblogged this on Mark Solock Blog.

  2. Bill Tyler says:

    Beautifully done sculpture. And the new book is magnificent! Congratulations!

  3. Siggy says:

    Wow, that’s pretty impressive to be able to make that out of glass. I’d be afraid of touching it for fear of breaking the antennae. What size is it?

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