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Phengodid Beetle

 

Paper used:  a single un-cut square of tissue paper treated with methyl cellulose.

 

Design date: July, 2016

 

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I wish I could have made the antennae a little more delicate but, as soon as I made the decision to include sixteen strands on each one, I knew the layers would accumulate to the point where they would be thicker than I would like. Still, I think it turned out about as good as I had dared hope.