If you’re a fan of owls and cats, then it’s time to rejoice. A Meowl is the best of both worlds in a bizarre-yet-adorable combination of bird and feline. Like the wonderfully-punned name suggests, it’s a cat’s head that’s superimposed on an owl’s body. The mythical creatures appear surprisingly natural as the coloring and patterning on their fur and feathers seems to effortlessly…Continue
The wonderful world of 3D printing just got a whole lot more accessible and portable with the development of the LIX 3D Pen. Touted as the world's smallest 3d-printing pen, the LIX lets you doodle in the air without any paper. After plugging it into a USB port and turning it on, the pen takes less than a minute to heat up. Plastic filaments are inserted at the top of the pen and come out through the…Continue
Vancouver-based art student Fiona Tang creates masterful, life-sized drawings of animals that appear to pop right off of the paper. A tough-looking whale emerges from the wall to battle a menacing shark; a regal deer looks straight at the viewer; an immense crocodile pokes its snout out from the wall. Although the artworks look incredibly three-dimensional, each piece is actually a completely flat and 2D…Continue
Milan-based designer Andrea Minini’s abstract portraits of animals feels not-so-abstract thanks to his well-executed use of lines. This beautiful series illustrates an owl, gorilla, cobra, and more, all drawn in a minimalist style. The impressive works started out with only a few lines using Adobe Illustrator, and grew to the complex images that we see here.
Minini achieved this elegant…Continue