Bugs/beetles were getting drawn and painted around here pretty often until I started thinking about how mom wanted to hang them in the new office and then I kinda freaked out about how I wanted them to be really good and then froze up completely. . . Didn't draw a bug for over a month. . .
Hate when that happens!! Finally, tonight I just sat myself down, had a little pep-talk with myself and drew a new bug. This one is courtesy of Vintage Printable (lots of dowloadable vintage images - be sure and check this site out) and is labeled on the page "Orange Bugs with Spots" - obviously this one is sans spots but perhaps it is a female??
In a completely different direction, here is my first attempt at a 3/4 face. Needs work but is a step toward making more difficult faces.