The Weird & Wonderful Water Bear - original illustration

$270.67

These amazingly cool microscopic creatures can be found in tiny droplets of water. They have the ability to completely dry out and then come back to life when they come into contact with water again. I love the fact we share our universe with creatures like this, that challenge our thinking about how life and death work and remind us that we are still very much learning as we research and discover more and more.

One of the original illustration artworks for ‘Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe’ written by Dr Louisa Preston, published by Bloomsbury Sigma.

Mounted pen and ink illustration showing a water bear.

The illustration is approx 150mm (w) x 130mm (h), mounted in an off-white card mount 240 (w) x 300mm (h), ready for a standard frame (frame not included). Wrapped in cellophane and backed with acid free card.

Artwork by Sam Goodlet
Sam Draws Things
Sales of artwork do not transfer copyrights.
All artwork © Sam Goodlet, Sam Draws Things 2016

Shipping from United Kingdom

Processing time

1-2 business days

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Legal imprint