Artist Kerri Pajutee creates incredibly beautiful, real-looking animal sculptures that are to 1:12 to actual size. Pajutee’s remarkable attention to detail imbues each of her miniatures with distinct personality and feeling, particularly when the animal appears to be in motion, with another animal or if something else is happening, such as a haircut. While Pajutee is self-taught, she has found great success in doing something she loves. Continue reading »
The Poorly Drawn Animals account on Twitter is exactly what it says on the tin. It is chock-full of amusing, funny, weird, and beautiful (if very simplistic) drawings of animals from photos. Here are the pictures featured on the account that we thought were the most interesting and worth your attention. So get your scrolling finger ready, upvote your favorites, and drop us a line with your thoughts somewhere in the comments. Continue reading »
Have you ever wondered what you look like in the eyes of your dog? Or even how a bee sees the world? The vision of every kind of animal on Earth is unique, and some can even see what we can’t.
Dogs have poor vision; their eyes aren’t sensitive to a majority of colors, and they see the world in a somewhat faded way. On the other hand, they can see very well at night. They have a well-developed sense of perspective and depth, and their eyes are more sensitive to movement. Continue reading »
A brilliant 2008 campaign by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has been resurfacing thanks to a recent reddit post going viral. The campaign, called WWF Japan – Population by pixel, was created by the agency Hakuhodo C&D / Tokyo. Continue reading »
The illustrations in these missing pet posters, made by people with little artistic skills, are hilarious. Yet, there is a touch of sadness in them, a heartbreaking desperation. Continue reading »
We’ve seen many amazing cosplays that make it hard for us to distinguish whether they’re real or just someone wearing costumes and fashion accessories to masterfully copy a specific character or a person. Originally coined in Japan in 1984, this already wildly-known performance art has captured millions of hearts and created a vivid subculture all around the world. Continue reading »
Outstanding wildlife shots of monsters from the Borneo rainforest by Chien C. Lee, a biologist turned photographer and environmental educator from California who moved to Borneo in 1996. Chien focuses mainly on wildlife, birds, animals, and macro photography.
“My goal as a photographer is to produce images that help to inspire a deeper understanding and respect for our natural world”, he says.
Lee fascinated by the intricate interactions and adaptations of rainforest organisms that showcase the wondrous complexity of these ecosystems.
“One of the most unusual fungi I’ve come across in Borneo’s rainforests is this cage fungus (Clathrus sp.). If only the smelled as nice as they looked! These are relatives of the stinkhorns (Phallaceae) and their name is well deserved. Rather than having airborne spores as most mushrooms, these utilize insects for their dispersal. The putrid rotting scent attracts flies and other insects that inadvertently carry away bits of the sticky brown slime, in which the spores are found.” Continue reading »
Ever wondered what could happen if you took a panoramic photo of your dog or cat? Well, you could render him not like a dog or cat, but rather like a video game character or horror movie actor. These failed animals panoramic photos are here to prove it and maybe, to stop you from ever thinking about taking a panoramic photo of your dog. Some of these animals here look like they have no idea what’s going on on the other side of the camera. If they had, they would probably take revenge. It’s just inadmissible to do something like this to your dog, wouldn’t you say? Continue reading »
According to Goran Anastasovski: “These 20 photos I make to show people what kind of treasure we have in animals and that we should preserve those treasures we have and not destroy and kill them. Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Swedish artist Andreas Häggkvist creates impactful images in an effort to raise awareness about global warming and endangered animal species. Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
“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 »
Luisa Azevedo is a portuguese young woman artist who was born in 1998. She is currently living in Lisbon.
Luisa always liked arts and crafts to create her own imaginary world. She got interested in photography, design and digital art when she grew up. Actually, she is studying at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon with a specialisation in Multimedia Art. Continue reading »
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