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William Brennan

Rockaway, United States

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Sizing Information

Small 10.4" x 8.0"
Medium 15.5" x 12.0"
Large 20.7" x 16.0"
X large 25.9" x 20.0"

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  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

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Artist's Description

Generally, orb-weaving spiders are three-clawed builders of flat webs with sticky spiral capture silk. The building of a web is an engineering feat, begun when the spider floats a line on the wind to another surface. The spider secures the line and then drops another line from the center, making a “Y”. The rest of the scaffolding follows with many radii of non-sticky silk being constructed before a final spiral of sticky capture silk. The third claw is used to walk on the non-sticky part of the web. Characteristically, the prey insect that blunders into the sticky lines is stunned by a quick bite and then wrapped in silk. If the prey is a venomous insect, such as a wasp, wrapping may precede biting. I doubt he was worried about being bit here. It looks like he nabbed a harmless leafhopper. I took this on the side of my garage in Rockaway, NJ. I used a Nikon Coolpix L110 digital camera.

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Artwork Comments

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