They say that to become really good at something you have to practice about 10 000 hours. If the saying was about the number of dots dotted in your life, I would be a master.
The bee, first presented, is my own illustration created from someone elses design to geet the feel for the technique. The latter presented work; the beetle is my own creation from scratch, combining visually nice and cool features. Some flowers are based on real ones, others are purely from imagination.