Tessa's work consists of using dead insects and taxidermied animals, with a twist. She adds in these small skeletal fairy-like creatures who are posed to either be attacking the animals, or using them, for example riding on a wasp for transport. I found her world very obscure, but indeed it was incredible to see these delicate objects created and placed into what could be a very normal scenario.
I viewed her work online, via her website;
I'll be posting up the drawings i've been doing asap. Along with photos from the various trips we've been on recently to the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro and The Maritime Museum, Falmouth. Soon we're heading up to Newquay for a visit to Newquay Zoo.