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Dozens of Carved Layers Compose Vivid Linocut Prints of Cats and Bouquets by Vanessa Lubach

 Art #cats #flowers #linocuts #printmaking June 13, 2022 Grace Ebert “Helen with Geraniums.” All images © Vanessa Lubach, shared with permission Norfolk-based artist Vanessa Lubach likens her printmaking practice to that of oil painting and draws on the latter to inform her vibrant compositions. “I linocut like a painter and paint like a linocutter, …

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Black Ink and Watercolor Bleed into Hazy Creatures in Endre Penovác’s Paintings

 Art #animals #cats #chickens #ink #painting #watercolor March 11, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Endre Penovác Serbian artist Endre Penovác (previously) wrangles the bleeds of black ink and watercolor in his shadowy renderings of domestic and wild animals. Sometimes delineating a talon or ear with thin markings, Penovác primarily allows the medium to …

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Cats Peek Out from Shirt Pockets in Hiroko Kubota’s Clever Embroideries

 Craft Design #cats #clothing #embroidery #pets March 1, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Hiroko Kubota, shared with permission Cats are known to wedge themselves into tiny spots and generally treat people as human jungle gyms, and artist Hiroko Kubota (previously) translates that lack of spatial awareness into her tiny embroideries. Stitched onto collared …

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Hugging and Hungry, Adorable Cats Are Hand-Carved as Miniature Sculptures

 Art #cats #miniature #sculptures #wood February 20, 2022 Anna Marks All images © Sakura Hanafusa, shared with permission Japanese sculptor Sakura Hanafusa carves whimsical cat sculptures often carrying a range of foods, including vegetables, sweets, and biscuits. In one of the feline statues, a snowy-haired creature peeks out from underneath a vanilla ice cream …

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Outlandish Cat High-Jinks Become Adorable Miniatures Sculpted by Meetissai

 Art #cats #epoxy #humor #miniature #sculpture December 30, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Meetissai Fluffy catpuccinos, stealthy shorthairs squeezed into bizarre positions, and gymnastics-prone tabbies: Inspired by the real life antics of feline companions, Meetissai crafts tiny sculptures that preserve the ridiculous, most charming moments of cat life—these include fluffy characters flattened like …

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Hundreds of Digital Illustrations Imagine Enchanting Storefronts and Their Friendly Shop Cats

 Illustration #cats #digital #drawing #stores September 17, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Angela Hao, shared with permission Whether adorned with used books, houseplants, or groceries, the tiny shops and corner stores that illustrator Anglea Hao draws are infused with whimsy and admiration for everyday architecture. The digital renderings are part of Hao’s ongoing …

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Candid Black-and-White Portraits Capture the Tender Bond Between Photographer Masahisa Fukase and His Cat

 Photography #black and white #book #cats #portraits August 27, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Archives Masahisa Fukase, courtesy of Atelier EXB, shared with permission In what can simply be described as a love letter to his favorite companion, a series of black-and-white portraits are some of the more affectionate images in Masahisa Fukase’s …

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An Engineer Creates Images Hidden Inside Translucent Windows Exposed Only by Light

 Design #cats #physics #shadows #video #windows August 25, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] What appears to be a smooth acrylic tile suddenly reveals a 2- or 3D figure when illuminated by the sun or an artificial light source. The magical window, which is the inventive design of aerospace and software engineer Matt Ferraro, relies …

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Vivid Botanicals Bloom from the Coats of Charismatic Cats in Watercolor Works by Hiroki Takeda

 Art #cats #flowers #watercolor July 21, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Hiroki Takeda, shared with permission Japan-based artist Hiroki Takeda adds a dose of whimsy to his otherwise faithful portrayals of friendly felines. Largely rendered in shades of pink and purple with intermittent splashes of blues and greens, Takeda’s watercolor works blend flora …

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An Enormous 3D Calico Cat Greets Passersby at Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station

 Design #advertising #cats #video July 9, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] It’s not uncommon to run into a friendly cat on the streets of Tokyo, but one particular calico is making an outsized impression on passersby. A billboard ad for Cross Shinjuku Vision that was created in partnership with MicroAd and Unica, the hyperrealistic …

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