I've made an adjustment on the Painting Bees mini workshop that is available on Etsy and while I was going through the videos I stumbled upon some photos that were taken while the camera was being set up. I recently realized that I began painting bees six years ago, which surprised me. I've changed a few things in the manner that I paint them, but my process isn't really that much different. In my work I like to create an interesting background through layers of colour and pattern, then add and image, and then add the final shadows and highlights. It's always been easier for me to work on a ground that has colour on it than on a white base.