Category Archive: animals

Unusual Insects and Arachnids by Nicky Bay

Cicadae Parasite Beetle (Rhipiceridae) Singapore-based photographer Nicky Bay shoots amazing macro photos of  insects and arachnids. These little creepy-crawlies look like delicate works of art.

Nick Brandt’s photography of the disappearing natural world of Africa

Nick Brandt is an English photographer who photographs exclusively in Africa, one of his goals being to record a last testament to the wild animals before they disappear. His work is a combination… Continue reading

Sculpted Murals Made from Trash

Street artist Bordalo II uses old tires, damaged bumpers, and other scraps of painted found trash to form impressive 3D murals of animals on the streets of Lisbon, Portugal. He’s exploring his own… Continue reading

Surreal Animal Paintings by Samuli Heimonen

Finnish visual artist Samuli Heimonen through his surrealist paintings uses animals as a metaphor for human emotion. For him painting is a good tool to bring up stuff that you don’t normally see,… Continue reading

The colorful sea slugs

Image credits: Jim Lynn The sea slug is also commonly referred to as a sea cucumber, mainly because of the of the sea slug’s shape and the fact that it is normally found on… Continue reading

Life size Animal Sculptures made out of Galvanized Wire

Kendra Haste is a contemporary animal sculptor working with the medium of galvanised wire. Artist’s statement What interests me most about studying animals is identifying the spirit and character of the individual creatures.… Continue reading

Realistic animal paintings

Colombian artist Yosman Botero constructs his realistic 3D optical illusions by assembling multiple sheets of painted Plexiglas. His Taxonomy series depicts the heads of animals being suspended in a clear liquid or just floating in… Continue reading

Surreal Experiments – Animals Photo Manipulations

Sarah DeRemer is an American fine artist specializing in photography and photo-manipulation . In her series “Surreal Experiments”, DeRemer manipulates ordinary photos to create odd and sometimes creepy, dream-like scenes by mixing two objects… Continue reading

Animal sayings

Some sayings about animals/live creatures and the shapes they represent. A beautiful blend of calligraphy and illustration by Tanya Yeremeyeva .