Tag Archives: animals

Polish Artist Illustrates His Fight Against Depression

“One challenge at a time, I try to turn into the face of fear and tell it “you are not my master, you are the product of my self and I am your master.” I look into the monster’s eyes … Continue reading

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Clever Handmade Animal Vases by Yoshiko Kozawa

Illinois-based artist and potter Yoshiko Kozawa of Studio Giverny creates these clever and adorable handmade animal vases . “I took my first ceramics class in 2010 as a college student, and I have been a student ever since! I stretch … Continue reading

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Realistically Detailed Animals on Stones by Akie Nakata

Self-described “stone artist” Akie Nakata paints outstanding realistic and detailed animal depictions on the surface of stones. “My stone art is collaborative work with stones, bits of this Earth we live on. I never alter the shape of the stone … Continue reading

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The Finalists of the 14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

© Michael B. Hardie. All rights reserved. Over the last 13 years, readers have submitted nearly 350,000 images to Smithsonian’s annual photo contest. These photos have transported us to the far corners of Earth, captured spectacular, split-second moments and introduced us to fascinating people … Continue reading

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Close-Up Portraits of Birds Shot in a Backyard

Northern Cardinal Bird Photo Booth is the world’s first bird feeder and photo booth combo, designed for your iPhone, iPod touch, and GoPro cameras. Place your device into Bird Photo Booth’s high quality, all-weather enclosure. Then step away and watch … Continue reading

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Colorful Spider Embroideries by Adam Pritchett

Adam Pritchett is a 25 year old textile artist & sewing enthusiast based in Lake District, England. For a particularly ingenious series, Pritchett stitched a variety of spiders into the canvas, turning gaping holes in the fabric into spider webs. Instagram / online shop / Website … Continue reading

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The Silence of Dogs in Cars by Martin Usborne

Photographer Martin Usborne lives and works in London. He studied philosophy and psychology and then 3D animation before finally settling on photography. “I was once left in a car at a young age. I don’t know when or where or for … Continue reading

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Kerby Rosanes, The Doodler Keeps Amaze Us

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes (previously) works mainly with ordinary black pens to magically illustrate his “Doodle” world. The 24-year old artist considers his art as a personal hobby which turned out to be his part-time freelance work after being recognized … Continue reading

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Artist Skillfully Folds Single Sheets of Paper Into Expressive Origami Animals

“Origami extraordinaire Gonzalo Garcia Calvo meticulously crafts expressive and imaginative paper creatures. Using only his hands and a single, square sheet of colorful paper, the Madrid-based artist brings the animal kingdom to life through intricate folds.” via [MyModMet]

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Detailed Colored Pencil Drawings by Marco Mazzoni

Milan-based artist Marco Mazzoni creates intricate drawings almost exclusively with colored pencils. His works are about the cycles of nature and worlds based heavily in Italian folklore. Mazzoni weaves a world based on Italian folklore, made up of Janas and Cogas, female figures … Continue reading

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