Artists Create Elaborately Detailed Miniature Worlds For Their Snails

Artists Create Elaborately Detailed Miniature Worlds For Their Snails

Artists, filmmakers photographers Aleia Murawski and Samuel Copeland create elaborately detailed miniature worlds for their pet snails. The dioramic designs include the high life, with limousines and champagne coupe beds, the lowbrow with paper-dragging bathrooms, the mundane with office work, the playful with a skateboard ride to the extraterrestrial with a visitation. Continue reading »

The Snail Family In Medieval Art

The Snail Family In Medieval Art

Erik Wade presents us with a bestiary of sorts, a collection of medieval snail art that shows how medieval monks combined snails with people, cats, dogs, deer, unicorns, birds, chickens, rabbits, monkeys, pigs, and other creatures. Maybe there’s some symbolism here, but I believe that snails are just an easy doodle that you can turn into something else. If you make half the animal a snail, then you don’t have to draw legs or whatever- just a spiral. Continue reading »

These Close-Ups Of Snails In A Rainstorm Are Beautiful

These Close-Ups Of Snails In A Rainstorm Are Beautiful

Photographer Suren Manvelyan has become well-known online for his amazing close-ups of eyes and his projects on Behance are some of the most popular ever featured on the site. In a series entitled ‘Weather survivors‘, Manvelyan captured some remarkably crisp close-ups of snails in a torrential rainstorm. Continue reading »