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Very Tiny Things

Yesterday, I painted the tiniest little bee that I have ever done. It’s about 1 mm, smaller than the size of a sugar ant! The hummingbird is only about 2 cm from the tip of beak to tail. Painting at such a small size can be very fun, but proves that size is not everything when it comes to how long a painting takes. In fact, sometimes I spend even longer painting very small figures than I would a more moderate sized version. For example, this 2cm tall woman reading a very tiny book: It must have taken me two …

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