‘Rebrousse-Poil’ (‘against the grain or nap’): an achingly surreal series of oil paintings by French artist Bruno Pontiroli.
Jaysus, me back.
More of his work here.
A cute short by Helsinki based animator Lucas Zanotto wherein children’s block toys mimic animal behaviours.
A BBC Earth Unplugged sequence featuring footage of all manner of creatures being adorable and terrifying at 28,000 frames per second..
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.
The diverse gaits of quadrupeds and, for good measure, multi-legged insects, animated for animators by Stephen Cunnane.