Artist Completes Wildlife Portraits Using Live Ants

Artist Iantha Naiker has taken the very unique step of incorporating live ants into her skillfully drawn wildlife portraits. Naiker bribes the ants with sugar to make them temporarily succumb to her will.

Leaving tiny amounts of sugar on a piece of paper to lure them into my drawings. It gets tricky because they move around quickly and I have to record as fast as I can.