Tag Archive: octopus

Octopus Monday: Octodad 2 on Kickstarter!

If you haven’t heard of it, Kickstarter is an excellent funding platform for creative endeavours. How it works is the creative types who need funding pitch their idea to you, the republic of… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: Octopus ballet

I’ve been moving house recently, hence the lack of posts. Normal service *should* resume soon. If not I’ll just have to rename this whole thing “Octoblog!”

Octopus Monday: Tako plushie

I sometimes think I’m going to become “That woman with the thing for octopuses” to all my friends. Then I realise it’s already happened. Some friends (the lovely Alison and Tom to be… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: The Poulpe

Browsing DeviantArt as I sometimes do I stumbled across the work of Gaillard Guillaume (Ghiom on DevArt). He’s a freelance 3D artist and the man behind this wire octopus: He says that he… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: If cephalopods had nunchuks

Just a quick Octopus Monday today! It’s by Donovan Santiago – a guest artist for David K. Israel’s Twaggies project. For those of you not in the know, Twaggies are illustrations of Twitter… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: James Morgan and the Bajau Laut

Generally speaking, as a fan of cephalopods I prefer mine to be alive, but James Morgan’s photo series documenting the life of the Bajau Laut sea nomads is a worthy exception. These images… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife

Elisa Lazo de Valdez has a stunning photo series in her Etsy shop called Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife. They’re probably ever so slightly not safe for work  so bear that in mind before… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: An Octopus Drinking Tea

Actually the title is slightly misleading – the best thing about this octopus (a most handsome fellow, reproduced from an original watercolour by Georgia Dunn) is not the tiny cup of tea but… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: the beauty of gifs

I found this gif a little while ago but haven’t been able to find anything in the way of backstory. If you know anything about what this is or where it’s from that… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: the tripartite octopus

There is not one single room in your house where it would be inappropriate to hang this octopus triptich. The design is taken from an original copperplate engraving by Lord Bodner, published in… Continue reading