Machair Mecca: William Neill paints Bumblebees on the BBC

Machair Mecca: William Neill paints Bumblebees on the BBC

Please click the above link to view this film of William Neill painting bumblebees on the BBC


Artist William Neill loves painting bees, and as such he must scrutinise his subject. These close encounters have made him more fascinated than ever by these incredible insects. The wildflower meadows, or machair, of the Outer Hebrides where Neil paints are a rare haven for bees and a reminder of what much of Britain looked like before intensive farming drained the landscape of its wildflower colour.

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