Now I can post this. It was my first attempt with @irenemeniconi_fineart’s style. The first one is a reproduction of her amazing art work on the dragonfly. The two others are based on a photograph and not a copy... I’m not going to sell any of these unique pieces as the plan was to offer it to 2 very special people who deserved the time i put in this and so much more... let’s hope this friendship lasts forever!! 💕💕 @trisha.hughes.author#dragonfly#watercolor#penandink
Spesbona or Ceres Streamjack (Spesbona angusta)
This damselfly is a rare and localized species occurring from Ceres to around Franschhoek.
These damsels are highly unique as they change their colour based on the temperature. When it is cold they are a dull blackish, however when they become warm they become bright azure like this guy.
Their name comes from “spes bona” which is latin for “good hope” and is the motto of the Western Cape and UCT, where I go to university.
We came across a few of these guys when orchid hunting last weekend.
Woke up this morning with a Yule Broom in my head🤔... is that something you all would be interested in seeing?? Just wondering if there is enough interest...how many of you display Yule brooms at this time of year???