All Blog Posts Tagged 'animal' (36)

Animals Struggle with the City on Their Shoulders



Artist Pim Palsgraaf has created a strange and somewhat surreal project called Multiscape where city scenes are being carried by preserved, dead animals. Palsgraaf aims to show us the contradiction between culture and nature. There is a distinct struggle of urbanization and mother nature, where it seems as though the city is dominating.…





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Added by Alyssa Anda on August 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Beautifully Unusual Animal Sculptures



Just when we thought we'd seen it all, specifically when it comes to animal art, we came across Sydney-based artist Anna-Wili Highfield's paper and copper pipe sculptures! Elegant and beautiful, the copper sculptures are made by bending and manipulating the pipe until they create forms that resemble line drawings. Equally striking are the paper sculptures which are made… Continue

Added by alice on August 17, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Rainbow-Colored Ants



Imagine if people could actually look inside your stomach and see what you’ve eaten. How strange would that be? Well, for ants, that's a reality. Their transparent stomachs let us see what they’ve ingested based on color.



Photographer and scientist Mohamed Babu placed colorful sugar drops inside his garden and captured these ants while eating. "Some of the ants even wandered from one color to… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 13, 2011 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

Astounding Anatomical Sculptures



These bizarre sculptures could only be the work of Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre. His talent resides in his ability to carve human or animal body parts like the skeleton of the human head, the spine or teeth directly into common wooden objects.



According to his website, his sculptures explore the “unexpected potential of the everyday and its associated structures of authority, class and… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on July 28, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Pets Impersonate Famous Celebrities



Say what you will about these masquerading animals, just don't tell me they didn't make you laugh! teNeues publishing group recently released two books that will have you giggling with glee. Called Famous Faces, the bigger hardcover version and… Continue

Added by alice on June 23, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Glowing Transparent Specimens



Japanese artist Iori Tomita transforms the scientific technique of preserving and dying organisms into an art form with this series entitled New World Transparent Specimens. The images give us an breathtaking look at the inner workings of underwater life.



The process Tomita goes through is extremely extensive. First, he removes the scales and skin that have been preserved in… Continue

Added by Visnja V on June 19, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Incredibly Detailed Animal Illustrations



Iain Macarthur is an artist from Swindon, United Kingdom who, at the young age of eight, became an art fanatic through cartoon shows and comic books. The Batman series started his obsession with drawing fantasy characters and when he grew older, his style matured to include more detailed illustrations of realistic figures and faces. Cartoons still inspire him, as well as lighting, people’s facial… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on March 30, 2011 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Edouard Martinet's Sculptures (11 pics)

Edouard Martinet transforms everyday objects found in flea-markets and car boot sales into works of art. Working with a variety of refuse materials such as rusted kitchen pans, typewriter keys, car lights and other scrap metals, Edouard Martinet sculpts several types of animals and insects. His sculptures are made without the use of solder. He fits each… Continue

Added by Vlatka Vidakovic on August 21, 2010 at 10:04am — 5 Comments

Etched Animal Skins - Artworks by Mark Evans (6 pics)

What a clever and practical way to create art. Mark Evans uses anything sharp from a flint to a broken glass(until he discovered knives-lol), to cut and etch his way into animal skins, to produce some of the most awesome artworks I've seen in a long time.

Art doesn't get much more primal than etching animal skins with a big… Continue

Added by Amy Wong on April 12, 2010 at 11:36pm — 5 Comments

I Am Stuffed Animal



I Am Stuffed Animal takes your picture and turns it into a cartoon caricature on a plush doll. Get a buddy for your bedroom, desk or to carry around with you at all times to freak people out.

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Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 9, 2010 at 9:42am — 2 Comments

Animal Based Logo Marks Sweater



Designer Karl Grandin takes 180 animal-based logo marks and compiles them into a pattern which is then made into a lovely sweater!



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on December 22, 2009 at 3:58am — 1 Comment

Your Poodle Looks Like a... (10 photos)

Pittsburgh Steeler



It should be against the law to embarrass your pets like this, but you certainly can't say these poodle owners don't have wild imaginations. Going above and beyond the normal grooming these dogs should usually get, crazy owners transform their poodles into whole different animals and even into sport and movie stars. Here are our top ten pics courtesy of animal…

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Added by Eugene on August 25, 2009 at 11:00pm — 6 Comments

Vivid Storytelling With Fun Hand Tattoos

When you were a kid, did you ever use your hand to create an imaginary animal or monster? Spanish designer Héctor Serrano sure thinks you did, and has designed a set of temporary children's hand tattoos meant to terrorize adults and all of humankind. Scary animal sounds not included.…

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Added by Eugene on August 19, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

It's Animal Commercial Day!



A gorilla drummer rocks out to classic Phil Collins in an ad for Cadbury Dairy Milk (by Fallon, 2007)

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Added by PANDA JU on June 4, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Plush Jobs Wants To Sleep With You

Is it weird that a 32 year old woman wants this? Ok, I'll tell my friend she's crazy. Plush Jobs is the newest stuffed person for anyone who wants to cuddle up to this modern day maniacal genius. Or perhaps you're pissed off that your Apple stock has tanked? Well, just bust out some needles and have at him.



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Added by alice on April 4, 2009 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Morbidly Adorable: Plushkill Forest



Autumn is in the air and the Buck Season is upon us. Display your cuddly victims proudly, with the Plushkill Forest line from Cherry Studios. $80 plus shipping. Happy Hunting!…









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Added by PANDA JU on October 14, 2008 at 5:46pm — 1 Comment

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