Animals

Hungarian Banknote Concept Designed by Barbara Bernát

For her MA degree project at the University of West Hungary, Budapest-based graphic designer Barbara Bernát devised this lovely concept for the Hungarian euro. The project involved five denominations of increasing scale, each made with a set of copperplate etchings; animals of increasing size on the front and related plants on the back. The kicker […]

The Beauty of Nature Encased in Glass

Though it may seem implausible, these translucent orbs bursting with activity and life are made entirely from glass. The New Jersey-based artist Paul Stankard, largely considered to be the father of modern glass paperweights, discovered in college the scientific glass blowing and the manual process of creating scientific instruments out of glass. He was instantly hooked […]

Steampunk Assemblages by Arturas Tamašauskas

Arturas Tamašauskas says that his favorite paintings are the ones that represent birds. “Bird is a strange mechanism” – he says. His paintings seem to be filled with strict forms, but also blurred, as if you were looking through the fog. He creates steampunk assemblages from metal parts. The artist crafts various metal animals, birds, and […]

Tiny, the hamster that celebrates Valentine’s Day

There once was a hamster, well then you are talking about hamsters! There is a little hamster with his lady, for which was organized a party for Valentine’s Day. Everything has been studied in detail, from dinner with noodles with meat sauce, the journey into the tunnel of love, a waiter and live music! Maybe […]

Nunzio Paci’s Paintings Merge Nature and Anatomy

Italian artist Nunzio Paci works with pencil and oil paints to create strange amalgamations of plants and animals in what he describes as an intent to “explore the infinite possibilities of life, in search of a balance between reality and imagination.” Paci currently has a solo show including several of the pieces you see here […]

The Most Creative Tea Infusers

If you are a lover of tea infusions, you can not miss this post! Now make tea has never been so fun! You will love these tea infusers creative! Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, even more than coffee! But most people use tea bags, if they want to drink a quick […]

Sculpture Plume

What do you look? At first I thought fossere strange monsters and actually know but they are not at the same time. I think they are spectacular works! Gwire Kate is an English artist born in 1964 and has specialized for 10 years in the sculpture feather. Using feathers of pigeons that he collects patiently, […]

The Magical Fairy Tale by Anita Anti

Inspired by fairytales from around the world, Anita Anti, a Ukrainian photographer based in New York, takes beautiful portraits of women and animals in forests that seem to pulsate with magical energy and melancholy. Some of her photos seem based on specific stories, while others simply create a fairy-tale-like setting, allowing the viewer to fill […]

Colorful Oil Finger Paintings

One day while completing an oil painting of a field artist Iris Scott  needed to make a few quick adjustments to some yellow flowers but every brush at her disposal was stained a deep dark blue. Not wanting to stop and wash the brushes she decided to make a few quick touchups with her fingers, […]

Museum of Supernatural History

France artist duo Zim&Zou were inspired by a Museum of Natural History, melted with a Cabinet of Curiosities, for their storefront installation for Hermès Maison Shanghai. The windows, hand-made with paper and leather, are an invitation to wander. Passers-by were suddenly walking through the corridors of a mysterious Museum, straight from the street. The themes […]

BAKEA!

Juan Carlos Paz aka -bakea- is an illustrator and toy designer in Spanish particular universe. Its spooky-eyed creatures are reminiscent of the characters in Matt Groening (The Simpsons and Futurama) as well as Nick Park (Wallace & Gromit). Anxious to give credibility and list the creatures that sit in his mind, -bakea- plays one of […]

This is How James Corbett Gives New Life to Old Cars

Sometimes art is just that thing we have a need to make, whether it makes any sense or not. “I create my sculptures not only because I am able to, but because I am unable not to. My sculptures are by nature a solved puzzle, and it’s the challenge of solving the puzzle that gives me […]

Recycled Metal Animal Sculpture

Last year’s Sculpturewalk was one Carl Sean McMahon remembers fondly. His ‘Linotype Wapiti’, created primarily from an old printing press at the Castlegar News, won the overall Peoples Choice Award, selected as the favourite of all those who voted over the four month balloting period. The end result sees McMahon’s sculpture permanently displayed at Castlegar […]

Origami Towels

If you know origami, the traditional Japanese art of folding paper into various shapes. And then there Oshibori art, the art of folding wet towels into animals, figures or anything. Oshibori art is the latest trend that has spread throughout Japan. The artist Isamu Sasagawa has made an art of folding towels in a new […]

The Photographer Stuart Holroyd Helps Shelter Dogs Get Adopted With Amazing Portraits

When photographer Stuart Holroyd moved to Cyprus in March 2014, he heard about a woman named Kayte Wilson-Smith who runs a small rescue center for stray, abused, and/or abandoned dogs. It’s called Bay Tree Rescue, is funded entirely by Wilson-Smith’s pension and donations, and houses roughly 60 dogs at any given time. Holroyd wanted to get […]

Wounderland: the strange and disturbing world of Mothmeister

If masks and taxidermy specimens freak you out, then you might want to stay away from Mothmeister. The boyfriend-and-girlfriend team operating under the name Mothmeister created a universe they call Wounderland (a play on “Wonderland,” obviously). Wounderland is where grotesquely-masked humanoids cavort with quasi-lifelike animals in barren settings. Somewhere between circus sideshow performers and post-apocalyptic mutants, the characters in Mothmeister’s photos […]

3D House for Hermit crabs

The Hermit crabs are used as shell shellfish shells abandoned by other animals or artifacts of wood or plastic. Aki Inomata is a young Japanese designer and artist and she has decided to create structures hollow plastic, made with a 3D printer, depicting famous skyline or other typical buildings. Aki Inomata to work has scanned […]

The Parasites have a Museum

This is a real discovery, this museum is unique in the world! It talks about a topic that could create disgust but at the same time is very charming. The Museum of Parasites (Meguro Parasitological Museum) is located in a district near Shibuya, and the name of the museum comes from the River (Meguro-gawa) passing […]

Body painting transforms humans into animals

Most people use makeup to be seen, but U.S. artist Shannon Holt takes this idea in a different direction, using paint to turn people into canvases for her beautiful and elegant animal paintings. “You hear a song once live — you have that one beautiful experience and then you have the remembrance of it with […]

Animals Cafè

We still speak of Japan, there are a lot of quirks, as there are many places of relaxation for many Japanese. In this article I will list a few, hope you like it! All now associate with Japan to cats and because here come the Neko Cafe or bar where customers can cuddle and play […]

Tire art | Rubber animal and hybrid

“My concept is mutation—mutants,” the artist, Oh JiYoung, explains.  “The product is from nature,” from the white sap of latex trees, “But here it’s changed. The color is black. The look is scary. Rubber is very flexible, like skin, like muscles.” He chooses animals that are often seen as “monsters,” then obsesses over every detail—each muscle, […]

Best Christmas Card by Peter Thorpe & Raggle

Bristol-based photographer Peter Thorpe has a great little tradition that he started 20 years ago. For his annual holiday card, he transforms Raggle, his dog, into various animals. He started this tradition with Paddy, and now continues with Raggle. Other photographers would often turn to Photoshop, but Peter uses real props instead. When the photos […]

It wasn’t me! Animals that destroyed Christmas

Your cat or dog might be the most adorable and innocent creature in the world, but when the holiday season comes around, they can suddenly become wild and unstoppable destroyers. Your house, with all of its Christmas decorations and especially your Christmas tree, becomes their terrible playground. These pictures capture some of the worst Christmas […]

Goodbye Marty Mouse

Meet Marty Mouse, which isn’t truly a mouse, just like Virginia Wolf isn’t truly a wolf. He is actually an adorable little dumbo pet rat. Marty Mouse was rescued from a pet shop in 2013 where he lived alone in a plastic box. Now he has a loving home where his owners stay with him […]