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Artist Transforms Arabic Words To Illustrate What They Actually Mean

February 23, 2017 in Animals, Art, Illustration

Fancy learning a new language? What about Arabic? Now you can learn it with ease with the help of artist Mahmoud Tammam who has created a series of illustrated Arabic words which show exactly what each word means in pictorial form. Tammam has manipulated the sloping curves and dots of the Arabic characters into the bodies of animals, pieces […]

Indonesian Photographer Takes Spectacular Photos of Frogs

November 29, 2016 in Animals, Art, Photography

There’s something mysteriously fascinating about the transformation of a tadpole into a frog. The metamorphosis of something resembling a fish slowly growing legs, dropping its tale, and then hopping up onto dry land. So when we came across the spectacular frog photography of Jakarta-based Tanto Yensen, we were instantly in love. Tanto has a knack for getting up close […]

Short Film at the Start of Finding Dory Has Been Released and You Can Watch it FREE

November 9, 2016 in Animals, Art, Digital Art, Illustration

If you watched Finding Dory at the movies when it was released earlier this year, you will have been entranced by the short filmed that played at the start of the film. It was Disney-Pixar’s newest animated short called ‘Piper’, and it tells the story of a hungry sandpiper learning to overcome her fear of the sea […]

Spectacular Close Up Photography of Tiny Creatures Captured with a Laser-Scanning Microscope

October 27, 2016 in Animals, Art, artist, Photography

Neurobiologist Igor Siwanowicz‘s latest photographic series takes us on a magical journey in extreme close up. His brilliantly colored images show the tree-like structures of moth antennas, the wild details of barnacle legs, and the otherworldly shapes of plant spores. The photos are made with a confocal laser-scanning microscope capable of “seeing” vast amounts of detail […]

The Most Famous Cat in Istanbul Is Honored With His Own Statue

October 6, 2016 in Animals, Art, Sculpture

You might remember the various memes that hit the interwebs a little while ago when someone snapped a photograph of Tombili chilling on the steps of a street in Istanbul. It didn’t take long for Tombili to become an internet legend, so it was fitting that when he passed away in August, he was honored in the real […]

Man Photographs Caiman Wearing a Crown of Butterflies in the Amazon

September 21, 2016 in Animals, Art, Photography

Sometimes you need to be in the right place at the right time. But most of the time, to be in the right place at the right time one needs to spend hours, days, weeks, and even years to get there! This happened to photographer Mark Cowan recently, who traveled to the Amazon to study […]

Photo Series That Explores Equality Through Aliens, Bears and Snakes (oh my)

August 24, 2016 in Animals, Architecture, Art, artist, Photography

When we last saw artist Sarah Bahbah, she showed us what it looked like to have sex and takeout (see HERE). Her latest series, titled ‘Accept It‘, focuses on social equality in a weird and wacky way. The photos are left open to the viewers interpretation and explores issues of equality through aliens, bears, snakes, crocodiles, […]

Huge Bird Mural In Berlin Filled With Lots of Tiny Surprises

August 19, 2016 in Animals, Art, artist, Graffiti, Street art

Netherlands artists Super A and Collin van der Sluijs recently collaborated to create a huge 137 foot tall mural of a Starling on the side of a building in Berlin. Not only is the mural of gigantic proportion, but it also contains an array of stunning jewels and gems. Wow! And don’t forget, if you’re […]

Artist Carves a Family Of Elephants Into a Pencil

July 14, 2016 in Animals, Art, Carving, Sculpture

When we last saw Cindy Chinn, she carved a train into a pencil that went completely viral all over the interwebs (see HERE). Here latest and most elaborate creation is the Elephant Walk, commissioned by the Epiphany Elephant Museum. According to Cindy, the design started out simple, an Elephant with a foil stamped logo. Then she got […]

Man Leaves Fake Animal Facts Around The Los Angeles Zoo

July 6, 2016 in Animals, Art, artist, Fun

L.A. comedian obviousplant has done it again! This time the comic genius pranked visitors to the Los Angeles Zoo by placing fake animal facts in and around the animal enclosures. Which one is your favorite? And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a piece of original art to hang on your walls, check out artFido […]

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