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Ribbonesia – Sculptures by Baku Maeda

Pin It Baku Maeda is the imaginative artist behind Ribbonesia. It all started when he took note of the the gross under-appreciation of the beauty and simplicity of ribbons and decided to do something about it. Combining artistry and his love of animals, Maeda created an entire menagerie out of folded ribbons. Pretty soon, his […]

Doggy Distortions – High-Speed Photography by Carli Davidson

Pin It “Shake” is Carli Davidson’s latest photo book featuring comical shots of dogs captured in mid-shake. It features a total of 130 high speed photos of 61 dogs in various stages of water-induced shaking. The series was inspired by the photographer’s own dog ‘Norbert’ who happens to be a generous drooler, and vigorous shaker.Carli […]

The Ultimate Close-up Shot – Photography by Fernan Federici

Pin It Fernan Federici is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge who specializes in synthetic biology. He also happens to be an avid photographer. I guess he decided to mix work with leisure when he took dozens of pictures of plant and animal cells under a high-powered microscope in what is probably the […]

Tracker Jackers – Insect Sculptures by Edouard Martinet

Pin It Edouard Martinet is a gifted sculptor who uses cast-off pieces of bicycles, automobiles, and typewriters to make incredibly detailed and physiologically accurate insects. Edouard’s pieces are not welded or glued together in any way, instead, each part is meticulously attached with screws, giving the whole piece a vintage steampunk look. Unlike most sculptures […]

Awesome Animal Portraits by Werner Dreblow

Pin It Werner Dreblow is an uber-talented photographer currently based in Berlin. One of his most recent work feature animals in some of the most adorable poses ever! Only Werner can make a snake look cute. Well, cuter than usual, anyway. Those critters that already have a fair amount of cuteness have it magnified tenfold. […]

In-Your-Face Cuteness – Animal Photography by Britta Meven

Pin It Some might say that animal photography is a cinch. All it takes to get a great photo is to point your camera at something young, furry, and warm-blooded and then BOOM! cute picture. If you ask animal photographer Britta Meven, great pictures don’t ‘just happen’, they’re made.  Britta hails from Austria and his […]

Begging – Adorable Animal Photos by Alex Greenshpun

Pin It Alex Greenshpun is an extremely talented photographer well worth watching out for. Her gallery in deviantART is chock full of her outstanding photographs. She does macrophotography, black and white, and animal photography. She even has a few portraits thrown in for good measure. Now, beagles and golden retrievers are adorable from just about […]

Cool, Fat, and Cuddly – Illustrations for Children by Anne Patzke

Pin It Anne Patzke is a talented German illustrator who specializes in creating adorable characters for children’s books. One of her first and most enduring cartoon character is a bunny girl named ‘Kulla’. Kulla gets to have all sorts of adventures in Anne’s very own comic strip. All of her characters (kittens, a penguin, an […]

The Detritus of Our Past – Artwork by Maiko Akiba

Pin It Japanese artist Maiko Akiba gave us a glimpse of the future with her series “100 Years Later”. The series features artificially aged everyday gadgets, clothing, and objects.  Among the aged objects are: a digital camera, shoes, a coat,  jewelry, boots, an accordion, a vending machine, and a calculator. The aging was artfully done […]

Reineke Fuchs – Illustrations by Skia

Pin It Skia is crazy about foxes. She describes herself as fox addicted. Unsurprisingly, most of her illustrations feature her favorite animal but there is a couple that doesn’t involve a fox. As a child, she was the leader of a gang called “Die schlauen Füchse” (The clever Foxes). Furthermore, the initials of her real […]

A Giraffe, A Chopper, and You – Animal Photography by Andre Villeneuve

Pin It Minimalist isn’t very popular with a lot of photographers nowadays. Each shot is crammed with as much detail as it could hold. The result, while not altogether unpleasant, isn’t very relaxing to the eye. Animal photographer Andre Villeneuve has taken a different approach. Often, his shots contain nothing but the animal itself and […]

The Cuteness Factor – Adorable Critters by Fabo

Pin It There’s cute, and there’s the next level of cute: Fabo’s creations. The generally round shape, and the big, soulful eyes strike your cuteness chord when you look at Fabo’s creations. Not only are his critters undeniably adorable, they convey a wide range of expressions too; from timid, to curious, to sad. His love […]

Half and Half – Hybrids by Ivan Belikov

Pin It Ivan Belikov loves making illustrations just for himself. Most of his work does get turned into prints buts he loves doing them for the sake of creating. Isn’t that the point of art? Creation for the purpose of aesthetic pleasure and creative fulfillment. Ivan has a fast-growing number of followers in Behance, a […]

All Thing Equine – Art by Michael Zavros

Pin It Michael Zavros is an Australian printer and painter whose work has already won several prestigious awards including the The Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, the Kedumba Prize, and the Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award. He also won the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize in 2010. He has a bit of a passion with horses as […]

Go to the Woods – Film – Bestially Mysterious!

Pin It GENRE: macabre+fiaba TRAILER: project page Everyone who is interested in the independent movies can join the project “Go to the woods” and get a lot of supercool stuff. Posters, screensavers, cool animal masks, wooden reed pipes, photo-shoot in a forest, invitation to a party in a dense forest and an opportunity […]

Critter Cups – Novelty Cups by Yumi-Yumi

Pin It If it’s not coffee, it’s tea. Regardless of your beverage preference, these fun creature cups by artist Yumi-Yumi will surely brighten your day. A finely detailed ceramic critter rests at the bottom of every mug and slowly surfaces as you sip your drink. Some of them, like the scorpion, spider, and shark are […]

Animals Hair Sculptures by Nagi Noda

Pin It Nagi Noda is a Japanese artist, designer, and director. She is the one behind the fantastic “Sentimental Journey” clip for Japanese pop star Yuki. She also created Hanpanda, the half panda, half other beast who appeared in her art exhibits and was also part of a collaboration with L.A./N.Y. fashion brand Libertine. One of her […]

Race Cards – The Innovative Inventions of Dor Keenan

Pin It No, that’s not a typo. Race cards are pullback-style racing cars made of plastic playing cards. Designed by the innovative, young Industrial designer Dor Keenan, it allows you to race cars while playing solitaire at the same time. The playing cards were made through the process of vacuuforming (vacuum forming). The tops are […]

Wildlife on Wood by Julie Bender

Pin It Pyrography is the art of burning or scorching designs on a natural surface such as wood or leather. It is an old art form practiced since the dawn of man by our ancestors who were fascinated by the power of fire. With the advent of modern technology came better tools and more refined […]

Vivid Animals by Simen Johan

Pin It Simen Johan is a photographer who captures majestic photos of animals usually not found elsewhere, with the superimposition of a background that perfects the image itself, making it too vivid to be true. His photos are remarkably striking as they express a new feeling of detail and harmony.

Shelter Dogs by Traer Scott

Pin It Author of bestselling books Shelter Dogs (2006) and Street Dogs (2007) and photographer from Rhode Island Traer Scott shows us emotive portraits of what is generally known as man’s best friend.