Sirri trained in medicine and epidemiology. In 2013, she merged her scientific and artistic interests to pursue an additional career in wildlife and scientific illustration. Siiri is inspired by observing animals, artifacts, and plants. She is excited by the challenges inherent in communicating, interpreting, and documenting the natural world.
Lychee stink bug
Colored pencil on drafting film
9" x 12"
The images of the Lychee Stink Bug demonstrate the details and various perspectives that are possible when presenting an image. This was a challenge to illustrate because of the shifting coloring of the wings and because of its size. The Lychee Stink Bug’s body measures 1/2" wide and 7/8" long, and the details were observed through a microscope.
Capturing the essence of a subject through research, detailed observation, and craftsmanship