Alpacas

This is the last month of the 12 polymer clay projects in 2013. It wasn’t easy to pick an idea as I feel that there are too many creatures I would like to recreate in polymer clay. I ended up picking the alpacas, a domesticated relative of the lama known for its fur. As I…

Berthe’s Lemur Mouse :: Microcebus berthae

I came to know Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur (Microcebus berthae ) through this video from BBC. It is the smallest primate known with about 92 mm of body length… it fits in the palm of your hands! They tend to keep to themselves but are quite friendly to each others. I found it a fascinating…

Koalas

I really enjoy researching new ideas and designs for the Little Creatures. Some of them remain scribbled through notebooks, but lately I have been working on new designs more regularly. These koalas are the latest addition to the creatures of the world series inspired by wildlife from around the planet. Koalas are Australian marsupials who…

Zygaena Lonicerae

For this month’s project I have chosen a moth that I found during my explorations on Flickr. I tend to wander through nature photos looking at landscapes, plants and flowers and of course, all sorts of creatures. I am surprised not only by the subjects but I also admire the skills of the photographers, who…

Oystercatcher :: Ostraceiro

Walking along the coast of St. Andrews it is almost impossible not to notice the large variety of sea birds. Common gulls and herring gulls are an obvious part of it but you can easily find eiders, arctic terns, shags, fulmars or oystercatchers – the list goes on. Watching them makes me want to capture…