Black Beetle original oil painting is painted with a palette knife and a brush and is 100% handmade. Young Stag Beetle with mandibles (jaws) which are not used for chewing but are used to fight over territory and females. There are some interesting facts about them. They live around 5-7 years in a decaying wood, feeding on it. They only live 2 weeks after they have turned into an adult. All sides are painted. The signature is available on the front and back of the painting.