November 14, 2017

Artist Transforms Real-Life Animals into Perfectly Round Ball Creatures

A post shared by Aditya Aryanto (@ditpict) on Jun 4, 2017 at 4:10am PDT Earlier this year we introduced you to Aditya Aryanto, the photo retoucher who transformed real-life animals into cubed creatures with boxy bodies and squared snouts, in a series entitled Minecraft in Real Life (or Anicube). In his latest series entitled Aniball, Aryanto takes his editing skills in a new direction—from hard edges, to soft rounded ones—by warping animals into balloon-like creatures.

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November 9, 2017

Adorable Animated Spider Named Lucas Is So Cute, Even Arachnophobes Will Smile

Many people have a fear of spiders, but it’s hard to resist this adorable arachnid named Lucas. Animator Joshua Slice introduced the cute character in a very short film aptly called Lucas the Spider. With such large, glossy eyes, how could you not say “aww” when you see him? What makes the 21-second clip even cuter is the addition of Slice’s nephew, who voices Lucas and brings him to life with a child-like personality.

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October 31, 2017

Perfectly-Timed Photos Transform Ordinary Felines into Agile Ninja Cats

There are many types of animal photography, from heartfelt pet portraits to amazing shots of wild animals. Japanese photographer Hisakata Hiroyuki takes a conceptually lighter approach to his creature images; he reveals the delightful world of ninja cats—otherwise ordinary felines captured in the midst of action that look like they’re performing martial arts. Hiroyuki’s portraits demonstrate the impressive agility of young cats.

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