Spirit of the Beehive
I found this abandoned beehive a few weeks ago and have been pondering how to paint it. It’s a beautiful object of nature with its three levels. It has a pungent smell and is stinking up my studio room so yesterday I dove in. I drew in a wasp as I think that’s what may have occupied it, but I’m not sure. Even though it smells I don’t think I can throw it out. Maybe a layer of acrylic spray would seal it. Anybody know what kind of bees lived here?
Here is the nest: