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Black Widow Spider

Black Widow Spider line art illustration (click image to enlarge)

black widow spider

Black Widow Spider full color illustration (click image to enlarge)

black widow spider

Artist's notes:

black widow spider thumbThis was the first (non-tarantula) spider I've drawn. I wasn't sure how it would look, because Black Widows are basically all black except for the 'hourglass' red markings on the abdomen. I got a little creative with the highlights and had some fun with the spider's web. I think it turned out fairly well. The shiny, hard black carapace of the arachnid is something that conveys well with the line art style of the drawing.

Information about the Black Widow Spider:

The Black Widow Spiders are found in many areas of North America. They are famous for their venom - which is more potent than that of many poisonous snakes such as the cobra. Contrary to popular belief, the males are not always consumed after mating, but it does often happen. The spiders have been accidentally introduced into Sweden and Denmark and have established themselves in those areas.

Description: Fine art illustration of a Black Widow Spider. The print is hand-signed by the artist and is guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition. The reproduction of this original pen and ink drawing is done on high quality acid-free archival paper. Call 1 800-913-7906 for more information or to order by phone. Click here for shipping info.

The image is available for stock art illustration. Dealer inquires welcome.

Black Widow Spider Art Print

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  • Signed & numbered limited edition
  • Printed on acid-free archival paper
  • Available in 8"x10" or 11"x14"
  • Choose either B&W or Color
  • Affordable quality wildlife artwork
  • Item ships within 1-2 days

A high res digital version of this image may be purchased and downloaded. The artwork may also be licensed for commercial use such as advertising, packaging, displays and other printed materials.
high res downloadable digitial version of this illustration for stock use
Class: Insecta
Order: Arachnida
Family: Therididae
Genus: Latrodectus
Species: L. Mactans


Black Widow Decal

black widow spider decal

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  • Available in sizes from 6" up to 60"
  • Made of tough, tear resistant, silk-like cloth
  • Re-usable and repositionable
  • Will not leave a mark on walls

Black Widow Spider Art Magnet $3.49

Black Widow Spider magnet

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  • Measures 2.5" x 3.5" (6.5 x 9 cm)
  • Metal shell
  • Mylar/UV protecting cover
  • Flat magnetic back

Black Widow Art T-Shirt $29.95

Black Widow Spider art t-shirt

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  • 100% cotton
  • Hanes Authentic
  • Preshrunk and durable
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