Animals In Between Two Worlds In Realistic Paintings By Lisa Ericson

Based in Portland, Oregon, Lisa Ericson (previously) creates original paintings. They depict very realistic animals, with a surrealist twist. Half submerged, they evolve between two worlds, with an abundant flora. All of her paintings are done in acrylic on wood panels. Continue reading »

Japanese Body Paint Artist Hikaru Cho Shows Off Surreal Animal-Human Creations

Cho was born March 29, 1993 and currently resides in Tokyo, Japan. In 2016, she graduated from the Department of Visual Communication Design at Musashino Art University. She has garnered domestic and international attention for her unique art where she applies real paint to bodies and objects. Continue reading »

Chinese Artist Creates Images Of Slothful Animals To Parody How Lazy This Generation Is Becoming

The world is changing and, with it, the habits of the population. The ever increasing presence of the Internet, social media and the powerful Netflix are making this generation very lazy. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Carves Dreamlike Creatures Out Of Wood

A quick glance at Japanese artist Yoshimasa Tsuchiya’s animals sculptures won’t suffice to figure out what kind of material they’re made of. Smooth and delicate, each creature possesses a mystical beauty that captivates all who lay their eyes on it. The sculptures are so breathtakingly realistic that most people are unlikely to guess that they’re actually carved out of wood. Continue reading »

Russian Street Artist Uses Transparent Wrap To Spray-Paint Animals

According to Evgeny (previously): “Hello, my name is Evgeny Ches and I’m an artist from Moscow, Russia. I started painting graffiti at the end of the ’90s. Currently, I continue to paint on the streets and various canvases and organize different events and exhibitions. Continue reading »

These Super Realistic Custom-Made Pet Replica Masks Are A Sweet Spot Between Cute And Frightening

We have no doubt that you love your pet to the moon and back, and that a life without that pooch and/or kitty would be joyless and too difficult to bear. Arguably, the best companionship providers, they will never let loneliness knock on your door. And so, having established how vital and imposing pets are on our lives, wouldn’t you agree that they also deserve a proper gift for everything they do? Continue reading »

Cuddle Up To Super Realistic Fish Buddies With Japanese Fishy Stuffed Animal Series

Taiyo Sangyo Trading & Marine Service LTD has teamed up with fish expert and television personality Sakana-kun (well known for his blowfish-shaped hat) to release a new series, appropriately titled “fish stuffed animals”. Not just any fish stuffed animals, however, but a super detailed and realistic lineup of unusual fish that’ll let you cuddle with a variety of sea oddities! Continue reading »

2019 Audubon Photography Awards Winners

The National Audubon Society is an American non-profit environmental organisation dedicated to conservation. It protects birds and their habitats throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education and on-the-ground conservation. Every year, Audubon promotes a bird photography contest, with cash prizes up to $5,000 and a bird photography camp for young winners.

Melissa Rowell, amateur honourable mention. Wakodahatchee wetlands, Delray Beach, Florida, US. Equipped with sinewy necks and spear-like bills, great blue herons can lunge with fearsome speed to strike their aquatic prey. Adults will also employ rapid stabbing motions as one aspect of their complex courtship displays; they’re seemingly dangerous moves, but fitting to the intensity of mating season. (Photo by Melissa Rowell/Audubon Photography Awards) Continue reading »

Superb Surreal Animal Artworks By Andreas Häggkvist

Swedish artist Andreas Häggkvist creates impactful images in an effort to raise awareness about global warming and endangered animal species. Continue reading »

This Paper Artist Creates Realistic Life-Like Animals And Insects

According to Tina Kraus: “About two years ago I have started to make paper sculptures with fine crepe paper. First I made plants, then insects and one gecko. Continue reading »

German Circus Uses Holograms Instead Of Live Animals For A Cruelty-Free Magical Experience

For a very long time, people couldn’t have imagined a circus without horses, elephants, monkeys, and lions. But recently, Circus Roncalli has shunned tradition, swapping flesh and blood for holograms. The shows, however, remain just as spectacular. Continue reading »

“Oracular Creatures And Arcane Spaces”: Shadowy Animals Infiltrate Desolate Spaces In Illustrations y Jenna Barton

Jenna Barton is an American illustrator and designer, who is passionate about design, animal forms, and the liminal spaces between our own. She wants to combine watercolor and digital processing in order to create mysterious anthropomorphic scenes of dogs, foxes, deer and other four-legged beings. These strangely rendered creatures often have blank glowing eyes. This fact may suggest the animal is possessed or hiding a deep inner world. Continue reading »

Inspired By Nature, This Artist Upcycle Faux Fur Fabric By Sewing It Into Realistic-Looking Animals

According to Rachel Austin: “I’m Rachel Austin, a textile artist from The Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire.

Greatly inspired by nature and my beautiful surroundings, I love the challenge of working out how to cut fabric pieces, which when sewn together and stuffed, form realistic-looking animals. I mainly use unwanted faux fur fabric and hand sew it into tactile pieces of art. So far I’ve created animals from little birds to life-size badgers! I hope you enjoy seeing them as much as I enjoy making them.” Continue reading »

Sculptor Alessandro Gallo Gives Animal Heads To People And The Result Is Freakishly Real

“The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which,” George Orwell wrote in his thought-provoking, classic piece of literature, Animal Farm. Continue reading »

What Birds Would Say If They Could Talk

Humor writer and artist Jimmy Craig (previously) offers 100 colorful comics, including the inner thoughts of creatures from across the animal kingdom — from misunderstood sharks and trouble making bears to the often complicated relationship between you and your pet cat. Continue reading »