Iantha Naicker, a talented illustrator from South Africa, creates cute paintings of animals. Sometimes she paints them onto her palms using a technique that makes them seem to stand out. And other times her characters, drawn on lined paper, seem like they don’t want to stay in lines or like they try to leap off the page.
German photographer Wolf Ademeit captures expressive portraits of zoo animals. An elegy on an animal world, which disappears in tragic way every day more and more.
In contrast to the wild life photography, the animals in the zoo normally in an environment, that is artificial, highly distracting and make an artistic design difficult. Therefore, as a photographic technology, I dark all picture parts which are not necessary to the picture creation. As in the portrait photography, I try to find the position, in which the animals present themselves as an individual.
Musician and graphic artist Diego Cusano defines himself as a “fantasy researcher” who has translated his passions into a job. By watching things from a different point of view, Cusano started creating the illustrations that, since then, he has been publishing each day on the social networks. In the artworks displayed below, Cusano’s eccentric implementation of animals into his illustration provide a whimsical and 3D effect.
A colorful series of these black and red winged insects, created by Tomasz Skoczen in his garden thanks to a Canon 5D Mark II. According to Skoczen the best time of the day for insect photography is early morning. That is why the majority of the ladybugs in his series are covered with dew.
Hungarian artist Flora Borsi in her works visualizes the physically impossible in a form of photo manipulation. She uses exquisite photo manipulation to create surreal images that are thematically focused on identity, relationships, emotions and dreams. Her latest series entitled ‘animeyed’, includes a collection of self-portraits where animal and human features are combined to create hybrid beings.