Radiant Shield Bug, 2020

SOLD

Found objects (camera parts, watch parts, electronics, transformer wire), urethane resin, acrylic, delrin, brass hardware.
Size: 4.75 x 2.75 x 2.25 (12 x 7 x 6 cm) HxWxD
Domestic shipping included, international shipping extra.
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An arboreal species, these radiant shield bugs populated the tops of dead trees in search of sunlight. Half of this creature's energy came from solar radiation, the other half came from metabolizing bark with the help of a tiny internal incinerator.

• This piece has a few small bubbles.
• Polished face and sides with frosted back and bottom.
• The specimen is screwed to an acrylic panel that rests in a delrin dock.
• The cast insect is susceptible to fingerprints and may have slight surface imperfections. The cast piece can be cleaned with a tiny amount of rubbing alcohol and a soft cloth.
• Comes with certificate of authenticity.


All images, concepts, artwork and content ©2020 Lex Talkington. All Rights Reserved.

  

All images, concepts, artwork and content ©2020 Lex Talkington. All Rights Reserved.