Photograph taken by me at the Natural History Museum in London of a harlequin beetle. This pattern has provide inspiration for a number of drawings in my sketch book.

Photograph taken by me at the Natural History Museum in London of a harlequin beetle. This pattern has provide inspiration for a number of drawings in my sketch book.

A photograph of the body of a goliath beetle that I took at the London Natural History Museum. This has provided me with lots of inspiration for my sketch book.

A photograph of the body of a goliath beetle that I took at the London Natural History Museum. This has provided me with lots of inspiration for my sketch book.

Photo from my trip to Oxford University Natural History Museum- couldn't find the name of this beetle but the pattern on the body looks tribal in style.

Photo from my trip to Oxford University Natural History Museum- couldn't find the name of this beetle but the pattern on the body looks tribal in style.

A photo of an entire goliath beetle that I took when I visited the London Natural history Museum. I subsequently have discovered that this beetle has inspired designs by Alexander McQueen and Damien Hirst.

A photo of an entire goliath beetle that I took when I visited the London Natural history Museum. I subsequently have discovered that this beetle has inspired designs by Alexander McQueen and Damien Hirst.

A gold scarab beetle from the Oxford University natural History Museum. Sensational bling gold colouring!

A gold scarab beetle from the Oxford University natural History Museum. Sensational bling gold colouring!

A green jewel beetle  photographed at London Natural History Museum. Interesting cigar shape and stunning green metallic colouring.

A green jewel beetle photographed at London Natural History Museum. Interesting cigar shape and stunning green metallic colouring.

Another jewel beetle from the Oxford University Natural History Museum. Love the iridescent body in purple, pink and blue and also the head covered in tiny yellow hairs.

Another jewel beetle from the Oxford University Natural History Museum. Love the iridescent body in purple, pink and blue and also the head covered in tiny yellow hairs.

A fruit beetle that I photographed at the Oxford University Natural History Museum. Wonderful green colour with bright yellow strips on each wing.

A fruit beetle that I photographed at the Oxford University Natural History Museum. Wonderful green colour with bright yellow strips on each wing.

My photo from the Oxford University Natural History Museum. This is an Eyed Click beetle - love the ringed spots on the head that look like eyes.

My photo from the Oxford University Natural History Museum. This is an Eyed Click beetle - love the ringed spots on the head that look like eyes.

A stag beetle from the Oxford University Natural History Museum with startling ochre strings on the lower body.

A stag beetle from the Oxford University Natural History Museum with startling ochre strings on the lower body.

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