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Insect Embroideries by Humayrah Bint Altaf

These intricate embroideries are the creations of Humayrah Bint Altaf, a talented artist from the UK, who stitches fabulously ornate insects and trees that incorporate gold twist cord, metallic beads, and other delicate materials. “I often wander through the woods near my … Continue reading

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Engraved Entomology by Billelis

A series of personal explorations combining genetic mixology infused with a hint of pattern design Resulting in a collection of digital wallpapers and print artwork by digital artist Billelis (Billy Bogiatzoglou). Website

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Lepidoptera Obscura by Vladimir Stankovic

“Illustrations depicting various moth and butterfly species from the ‘lepidoptera obscura’ order. These “hidden butterflies” dwell in the most inaccessible areas of tropical rain forests and some even have the ability to become invisible, which is the reason of their obscurity from the … Continue reading

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All the Flowers and Insects by Toru Kamei

All the Flowers and Insects Toru Kamei was born in Tokyo in 1976. He graduated from the Nihon University College of Art with a degree in fine arts and has exhibited his works at the Fukushima Biennale (2008) and the … Continue reading

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An Army of Fairies Created With Body Parts Of Insects

Amsterdam-based artist Cedric Laquieze calls his little creations “Fairies”. Each fairy is born from the union of body parts of a myriad of insects, bones and seeds, sculpted into bright creatures.  Website

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Textile Moths by Yumi Okita

These beautiful textile moths, by North Carolina-based artist Yumi Okita, are larger than they might have seemed at first glance. The moth here above is about 5 inch (13 cm) tall and 10 1/2 inch (26 cm) wide. The wings … Continue reading

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Art Collaboration Between Man and Insect

Trichoptera larva with case, 1980-2000. Material: gold and pearls. Dimension: 0.5 x 1.9 cm. Photographer: Frédéric Delpech. Image courtesy of the artist and Art:Concept gallery, Paris and MONA Museum of Old and New Art. Hubert Duprat is a French artist … Continue reading

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Bilateral gynandromorphs

Bilateral gynandromorphs – animals that are quite literally, half male and half female. “This condition is rare, but not unique. It’s been spotted in birds, insects and crustaceans all around the world. It’s unheard of in humans and it’s thought that it occurs … Continue reading

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Tasting the rainbow

Scientist Mohamed Babu from Mysore, India captured beautiful photos of these translucent ants eating a specially colored liquid sugar. Some of the ants would even move between the food resulting in new color combinations in their stomachs. Read more over … Continue reading

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