Tag Archives: animal

The balloon-twisting witchcraft of Masayoshi Matsumoto – each one between three and six squeaky hours in the making.


Another visit to the natural world with zefrank, to wit:

…the giant anteater resembles a walking index finger with a mullet…and leg warmers.

Previously:Things You Didn’t Know About Carnivorous Plants


A short by Manchester based Sois de Traca animation collective for The Barbican’s Art Of Change project in which a group of animals organise to make themselves heard by teh stoopid hoomins.


Uli Westphal’s Elephas Anthropogenus project – a collection of images depicting how Europeans imagined elephants from the Fall of Rome to the end of the Rennaissance. to wit:

After the fall of the Roman Empire, elephants virtually disappeared from Western Europe. Since there was no real knowledge of how this animal actually looked, illustrators had to rely on oral and written transmissions to morphologically reconstruct the elephant, thus reinventing an actual existing creature.

MORE: Elephas Anthropogenus


Extraordinary bird and animal forms by sculptor and master decorative metalworker Taiichiro Yoshida.

Each flower, made from copper, bronze or silver, is smithed in the forge before being hammered into shape and coloured.

More of his work here.